CBS and ABC are both heading into the holidays with holes in their primetime schedule and essentially using chewing gum and baling wire to plug the gaps through the calendar year.
New York's top court shot down the largest libel verdict in state history in a ruling that ordered a new trial in a businessman's lawsuit against a Buffalo TV station.
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday offered legislation permitting telephone entry into the cable TV business and allowing cablers to become local telephone service…
Actor-director Bill Bixby, 59, superdad in TV's "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" and scientist-hero of "The Incredible Hulk" vidseries, died Sunday at his home in Century City after a long bout with…
Viacom's "Real Time," the syndicated newsmag aimed at twentysomethings and developed by MTV, may take a real long time to come to market.
John Ritter is a well-mannered host. A seg is devoted to each honored comedian, and various presenters unleash anecdotes about the honoree and the spec trots out clips of the entertainer's wares.
With viewers clearly suffering JFK overload, ABC's "JFK: Reckless Youth" fell to what could be a historic low opening for a network miniseries, according to Nielsen overnight ratings, as CBS…
Jungle drama, sort of based on a real incident, aims to show resourcefulness and character development of crew of callow nurses. Addition of jiggle factor, though, results in something that's more…
Comic Bernie Mac, who's appeared in the features "Mo' Money" and the upcoming "House Party 3," has signed a development deal at Fox Broadcasting Co. for a pilot to be produced by Ralph Farquhar…
James Thurber and E.B. White asked, "Is Sex Necessary?""Nature's" new six-hour saga on the subject observes that the drive to reproduce does make it necessary. First four hours (half the second…
Top execs for the Communications Workers of America will join the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians at the bargaining table for talks with NBC.