President Clinton tapped CBS Entertainment president Leslie Moonves on Saturday to help lead a White House commission charged with drawing up a blueprint for the relationship between broadcasters and…
HBO Comedy Hour: The Mr. Vegas All-Night Party Starring Drew Carey (Sat. (28) , 10:30-11:30 p.m., HBO) Taped in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Cafe and remote locations by Moffitt-Lee Prods. Executive…
Prompted by favorable federal court rulings, Las Vegas is launching a $27.3 million marketing campaign featuring the first TV commercials depicting casino gambling for non-Nevada audiences.
Castle Rock Entertainment has signed writer-producer Richard Rosenstock to an exclusive, three-year deal to produce and develop TV series.
The King World/Roseanne sales express has blown through San Francisco, with the fall 1998 talkshow entry landing at CBS O&O KPIX.
Comcast Corp. is in discussions with the Fox/Liberty sports joint venture, ESPN and CNN-SI about tying its Philadelphia sports channel to a national programming "backdrop" offered by one of the three…
CBS' new TV station group CEO Mel Karmazin promised a group of Wall Street investors Wednesday he would deliver a turnaround in the poorly performing unit as soon as the third quarter of this year.
Granada Group has launched its friendly takeover bid for Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV, but faces a battle to persuade some powerful Yorkshire shareholders to accept the £711 million ($1.18 billion) offer.
Master Class (James A. Doolittle Theatre; 1,021 seats; $ 55 top) UCLA/James A. Doolittle Theatre presents a play in two acts by Terrence McNally. Directed by Leonard Foglia. Set, Michael McGarty…
Another batch of new series are being retooled before their fall debuts. In fact, the original concept of a pilot as the first episode of a new series is becoming almost obsolete as fewer actually…
John Malone's Telecommunications Inc., the largest multisystem cable operator in the U.S., has sold most of its smaller cable systems in Oregon, Washington, Missouri, Alabama and California to…