Regis Philbin likes to tell the story of an astrologer, who assured him that he would become a household name, but not for 20 years.
The battle between the networks and affiliates over web-program preemptions for the use of syndicated prime time fare had looked to be subsiding over the past few months. But NATPE participants who…
Monday's "American Music Awards" collected its highest rating in six years, a major achievement in this era of ever-increasing competition and ever-diminishing network ratings.
DIC Animation City and Turner Program Services have joined forces to produce a series of one-hour quarterly interview spex hosted by sports commentator Marv Albert.
ABC, which has placed third in Saturday-morning the last few weeks, will shuffle its children's lineup starting Feb. 6, moving "A Pup Named Scooby Doo" and "Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa" up to…
ABC News has undergone its second significant change since Paul Friedman was named exec VP of the division. This time, veteran research maven Alan Wurtzel has been named to the newly created position…
The Amy Fisher story continues to provide grist for the tabloid TV mill, as a special episode of "Geraldo" in which the show "tried" Joey Buttafuoco produced the program's highest rating in New York…
The Federal Communications Commission has delayed renewing the licenses of seven TV stations in Ohio and Michigan until they can prove they are meeting the educational needs of children.
Brandon Tartikoff may no longer live in L.A., but that doesn't mean he's out of the entertainment business. The former Paramount Pictures topper and NBC programming chief -- who now refers to himself…
Ladies and gentlemen, I believe you know Phil and Oprah; Sally Jesse and Geraldo; and Regis and Kathie Lee; and Montel and Maury; and Jerry, Joan, Jenny and Jane; Byron, Charlie, Faith and Vicki and…
A woman with 40-pound breasts, on "Sally Jesse Raphael." A man who had an affair with his brother-in-law, on "Geraldo."