King World's "Oprah Winfrey Show" and Paramount's "Maury Povich Show" stood out as the big syndicated winners in the week corresponding to the first few days of the February sweeps.
In the pseudo-realistic talkshow world of HBO's satirical "The Larry Sanders Show," the real David Letterman appeared and told the fictional Larry Sanders that he wanted Tom Snyder to host a…
Stone Stanley Prods. has inked 40-episode deals with cable networks Nickelodeon and ESPN that will bring the indie production company's weekly TV production slate to 13 hours.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.2 Share: 20 Viewers (Millions): 18.0 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 3.6 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 18.2 Network: CBS
Madam Secretary3Rating: 1.9 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 14.3 Network: CBS
A digital transmission system designed by Zenith has been selected by the high-definition TV "grand alliance" as the technology to be employed in all HDTV sets for the U.S.
British Sky Broadcasting has finally closed a three-year output deal for pay TV rights to movies backed by British Screen Finance, the U.K.'s semipublic film-funding body.
After a protracted four-network battle for her services, newswoman Diane Sawyer decided to stay at ABC. According to insiders, Sawyer signed a three-year pact worth between $ 6 million and $ 7…
Richard M. Heller has been named president of television at Lee Rich Prods., the TV and feature film production company.
Frank Sinatra will make a rare television appearance on the Grammy Awards telecast next month to be presented with the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Legend Award.
Miramax has postponed until March 11 the release of “You So Crazy” pending appeal of the Martin Lawrence comedy concert pic's NC-17 rating. Film was to have opened Feb. 25, but the ratings board…
Trials for the U.K.'s first video-on-demand service are to start next month. British Telecom, the telecommunications giant, confirmed Wednesday that the experiment, involving up to 100 homes, will…