The North American National Broadcasters Assn. has tapped Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as the winner of its inaugural…
Fox Sports has acquired rights to its first college football game, snaring the Cotton Bowl from its own Fox Sports Net, which had sold the New Year's Day game to CBS.
From a record high of 370 entries, 18 programs have been selected as finalists for the 1997 Intl. Emmy Awards. Of these, nine are from the U.K., three from France, two from Canada, and one each from…
KABC-TV is looking to lay down roots in Glendale.
A California Court of Appeal has upheld a $7.3 million judgment awarded to writer-producer Sandy Veith, who claimed "Northern Exposure" was based on a project he created. The opinion, presented…
Major Aussie producer-distrib Beyond has at last put an Oz program onto U.S. primetime network TV.
Big Ticket Television has promoted Dawn Steinberg to the newly created post of senior VP of talent and casting.
Looking to break out of a circulation slump and an outdated image, TV Guide has tapped former Martha Stewart Living brand-building guru David H. Steward, 40, as its new prexy and CEO.
Although "X"-philes may be reluctant to believe it, "The X-Files" is hardly the first show in primetime to use the paranormal and the supernatural as a driving theme. It goes back to at least the…
From its beginnings, "The X-Files" was as much a product of circumstances as of meticulous planning led by creator-producer Chris Carter.
Bob Holmes has signed an exclusive two-year production deal to remain with NBC as executive in charge of production.