Premise of this new, mildly amusing Dudley Moore sitcom involves divorced Dudley Bristol (Moore), Gotham nitery pianist-celeb, and his California-raised 14-year-old son, Fred (Harley Cross), who's…
Spring has sprung a number of syndie shows out of their rating orbits. A mixture of reruns and warmer weather combined to produce significant ratings losses for a large contingent of barter shows…
NBC and CBS led the winners in the 14th annual Sports Emmy Awards, garnerning nine and eight trophies, respectively, many for their coverage of last year's Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Germany's SAT 1 just turned interactive. The private web has launched a simple quiz game for viewers who have telephones and TV sets equipped for videotext.
Columbia Pictures TV Distribution has given a production "go" to "Ricki," the nationally syndicated talkshow fronted by actress Ricki Lake. The show has been cleared in 84 markets -- including 25 of…
Agency for the Performing Arts has signed writer-director-producer Tony Chan, whose "Combination Platter" received this year's Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival. He will be…
MGM Domestic TV Distribution's off-net version of "In the Heat of the Night" has been renewed in 142 markets covering 85% of the country. The series reruns averaged a 3.4 rating during the Nielsen…
Orders for the various Saturday-morning lineups appear to be more spread around this year, with smaller players capitalizing on a diminished weekly presence by Warner Bros. and the Walt Disney…
Twentieth TV, CBS Entertainment Prods. and Four Point Entertainment are reportedly completing a deal to have Twentieth syndicate a new daytime chatshow hosted by Gotham TV personality Gordon Elliott.
Whether ABC renews "The Jackie Thomas Show" or not, it's looking more and more like it won't return to Tuesdays at 9:30 next fall.
CBS will introduce four new shows and break up its Saturday morning powerhouse tandem of "Garfield" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" next fall, the web announced at its children's upfront…