The National Assn. of Broadcasters is gearing for a surge in the number of attendees and exhibitors at this year's convention in Las Vegas, but program syndicator interest is apparently on the wane.
CBS' first-year comedy "Hearts Afire" will take a spring recess after April 5 as the network shifts another frosh sitcom, "Bob," into its Monday slot and schedules the new Shelley Long vehicle, "Good…
Home Box Office and Anglia TV today confirmed details of their new production and distribution partnership (Daily Variety, March 15), including some minor last-minute changes in the balance of the…
The Family Channel announced it has passed 2 million subscribers in National Cable Television Cooperative systems.
Oscar winning-actor Joe Pesci joins the list of presenters on the 65th Annual Academy Awards show. This marks the third appearance as a presenter on the show for Pesci, who received a supporting…
In yesterday's story about TriStar Pictures' "Hell and High Water," the names of screenwriter Franklin Coen and producer Mitchell Brower were spelled incorrectly.
Bill Mumy, perhaps best known for his role on "Lost in Space," will host "Inside Space," an original magazine program for the Sci-Fi Channel.
George Sunga has been named chairman of the show committee for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 45th annual creative arts awards presentations, the non-televised portion of the Primetime…
Marci Pool and Nancy McCabe have joined the Wolper Organization as co-vice presidents of development, reporting to company senior vice president Mark Wolper.
With the mandate for a pedal-to-the-floor push in film production, Showtime Entertainment Group said yesterday it is stepping up its pursuit of production coin via foreign partnerships.
All-news outlet KFWB-AM has farmed out two of its three sports anchors to an outside company that provides traffic, weather and sports reports to radio stations around the country.