Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has renewed "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" as an hourlong daytime block for the 1997-98 season, and will replace the existing hosts with gameshow veterans…
Democrats and Republicans in a House Telecommunications subcommittee split along party lines in a 13-12 vote Tuesday that would allow TV stations to broadcast both an analog and a digital TV channel…
Matt Farber has been upped to senior VP, program enterprises, at MTV and named G.M. at the Viacom music video spinoff channel M2.
Though down 4% from year-ago results, NBC's coverage of the NBA Finals is dazzling the primetime competition and has a legitimate shot at breaking all NBA scoring records this week.
Hoping to grab a larger share of the viewing pie as the broadcast networks largely snooze away the summer months, Showtime is launching an ambitious program-branding campaign that carries a pricetag…
Perhaps predictably, the MGM TV syndicated special "National Enquirer Presents: 25 Years of Scandal" that packaged celebrity misfortune in a countdown format scored phenomenal ratings in nine metered…
HBO Enterprises has lined up three foreign co-production partners for its 13-hour docudrama "From the Earth to the Moon": France's Canal Plus, Germany's CLT/ufa and Spain's Sogecable.
Turner's Cartoon Network has unearthed a 1991 theatrical short featuring Bugs Bunny, which has never aired on TV, and plans to premiere the toon Friday at 8 p.m. to kick off a 48-hour, weekend-long…
Simon Kenny has been tapped senior VP and managing director at Walt Disney Television Intl. (Latin America) and will oversee the regional office located in Miami.
CBS has renewed "Late Late Show with Tom Snyder" for a fourth season on the Eye web.
A bidding war has broken out between two of Blighty's terrestrial networks to clinch rights to the new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet," confirming the show as one of the few hot properties…