ABC has made the expected move of putting "Matlock" on the case to solve its Thursday night mystery, paired with the in-house drama "Jack's Place," effective Jan. 14.
Most syndie vets held firm or gained ground coming out of Thanksgiving week, which encompassed the final few days of the November sweeps, while many frosh and sophomore entries tumbled in the Nielsen…
Genesis Entertainment has surprised stations by seeking renewals for a second season of "The Whoopi Goldberg Show," a high-profile talker that performed under ratings expectations during its first…
After false starts brought about by staff and project turnover, Fox Broadcasting Co. has renamed its FNM Films TV movie production subsidiary and embarked on a new method of doing business--including…
NBC will bring in a new cast of characters for its live-action sitcom "Saved by the Bell" and has renewed the show--its top-rated Saturday-morning program--for next fall.
The ABC network is working on a deal with Paul McCartney in which the ex-Beatle would become a spokesman for the network, music industry executives said.
Cable News Network is expected to announce today that it's joining forces with German all-news channel NTV to produce the company's first 24-hour-a-day, German-language all-news channel, CNN…
The Fox Television Stations have extended their contract with CNN for one year to augment Fox News Service feeds, despite Fox Inc. chairman Rupert Murdoch's announcement with much fanfare last June…
Animator John Kricfalusi is in talks with Warner Bros. about producing new animated theatrical shorts based on his own characters.
With an eye toward increased programming for the endless channel capacity of the future, ESPN has created the American Sports Awards, to be telecast on March 4.
L.A. TV stations' restraint in covering an outburst of urban violence Monday was strictly news judgment, not a reaction to criticism of last spring's riot coverage, exex said yesterday.