CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
Ross Portugeis has been named exec VP for Turner Entertainment Networks Intl. , a newly created position overseeing the global expansion and operation of such cable franchises as TNT and the Cartoon…
New strip series are facing one of the tightest marketplaces in years, according to a number of signs that surfaced at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives (NATPE) convention.
Cable TV-originated children's programs are less likely to contain violence than those produced by the broadcast networks, but cable violence in general is on par with the webs, according to a report…
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert yesterday chastised NBC for its handling of the David Letterman negotiations.
Paramount's firstrun hours scored "can't-touch-this"-type numbers in national Nielsen syndication standings for the week of Jan. 11, as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" hung on well in its regular series…
Connie Chung's invitation to speak at a banquet here Friday was withdrawn after organizers of a boycott over Colorado's anti-gay rights amendment criticized her decision to attend.
MTM will again figure prominently in this year's 10th annual Museum of Television & Radio's Los Angeles TV festival, which will kick off March 3 with a reunion of the MTM series "St. Elsewhere" and…
Sports announcer and former major league baseball player Jay Johnstone has sued CBS, NBC and United Press Intl. for allegedly misreporting the facts of a court appearance in January 1992.
Faith Daniels, currently host of an NBC daytime talkshow, will move to prime time as one of the anchors on the news division's latest one-hour magazine, set to launch later this year under the aegis…