KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
Michael Eckert, CEO of the Weather Channel, has resigned his post after 17 years with the cable web and 14 years as its president.
The BBC has run up the white flag in its losing ratings war with ITV, taking refuge in the moral high ground of public-service programming.
BET Movies will increase its commitment to independent black films by launching three new indie film franchises.
The Academy Awards gave ABC a glitzy April 15-21 primetime Nielsens win that featured the Alphabet's biggest households margin of victory in four years.
The collective host-broadcasting of major sports events, notably the World Cup of soccer, emerged as the hot topic at day two of the Sportel America TV market here Tuesday.
NBC and Paramount Network TV have finally reached an agreement on how to structure future series licensing agreements between the two companies.
All together now: Norm Macdonald had a show, e-i-e-i-o, and on this show he had some twits, e-i-e-i-o; with a lame joke here and a trite quip there... well, you get the idea.
A&E Network will toot its own "Hornblower" films to the tune of $10 million-plus -- an unprecedented amount for a cable event and probably for any television production.
Taking a stream-of-conscious theatrics clue from producers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross of HBO's "Mr. Show," "Tenacious D" wreaks havoc on the wacky world of two struggling musicians.
Judy Pastore is replacing Eddie October as an exec producer and the daily showrunner on "The Roseanne Show."