C-SPAN wants to cover President Clinton's pending U.S. Senate trial on perjury and obstruction of justice charges, but it will need a change in the rules first.
KCBS is strongly considering bringing back a 4-5 p.m. local newscast to its weekday sked, possibly as early as next month.
Polish pubcaster TVP is getting higher marks for objective coverage of the news, a recent survey shows.
MTV: Music Television finishes only in 10th place in total-day ratings, but in the category that Madison Avenue would kill to reach, the 12- to 24-year-olds, the network came out No. 1 in 1998.
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and TNT have jointly outbid the broadcast networks for Columbia Pictures' "Stepmom," the Julia Roberts-Susan Sarandon pic that harvested a surprising $19.1 million last…
Santa has left a lump of coal in NBC's ratings stockings this yuletide, as low holiday viewership levels have apparently dropped the Peacock to the poorest regular-season weeklong rating in Big Three…
ABC News execs are mulling the idea of returning former "Good Morning America" anchor Charles Gibson to the struggling broadcast on an interim basis.
E.T. is returning to Earth, this time on a different kind of mission. The long-fingered extra-terrestrial is to be the mascot of a national campaign to emphasize the importance of safe driving.
NBC is shuffling its Monday sitcom sked again, pulling the plug on struggling frosh laffer "Conrad Bloom" and replacing it with sophomore sitcom "Working."
CBS is going the extra mile for its launch of "60 Minutes II." Hoping to maximize tune-in for the newsmag spinoff's Jan. 13 premiere, Eye execs have decided to dump the web's usual underperforming…
Move over, Clara Bow. Monica Lewinsky was the "It" girl of 1998, according to two studies that tracked TV news and newsmagazine coverage during the past year.