ABC Entertainment President Jamie Tarses will try to woo an audience of wary advertisers today with the unveiling of her first fall primetime schedule, featuring five new comedies and five new dramas.
King World Prods. is close to finalizing negotiations with veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz to take over the COO post left open since Stephen W. Palley ankled the company last fall.
Germany's Deutsche Telecom, Sweden's Telia InfoMedia TeleVision, and Holland's two largest cable operators Casema and Mediakabel have agreed on a digital decoder standard.
It looks like House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) outfoxed himself with his plan to hold a stunt hearing tonight on the TV program rating system in Peoria, Ill.
Rob Morrow and Lance Henriksen have been cast in the leads of the TNT original telepic "The Day Lincoln Was Shot," skedded to lense over the summer and premiere in 1998 on the Turner cablenet.
Under Karen Arthur's ambitious direction, four-hour study of Texas and Southern pioneer women focuses on three women --- two sisters and a friend --- but the focus often blurs as the vidpic expands…
With "Gulliver's Travels" a major past winner, NBC turns again to a classic. Its two-night mounting of a $32 million glossy take on "The Odyssey" is a straight adventure tale without insight or…
WUAB Cleveland in January plans to drop the WB Network as its secondary affiliate in favor of an exclusive affiliation with UPN.
Fox Kids Network, the Sci-Fi Channel, Nickelodeon and dozens of cablenets are estimated to have spent some $40 million since May 5 in what is easily one of Denmark's biggest media extravaganzas in…
Latin American Pay Television Services is launching the region's first premium movie channel, Movie City, in Mexico on June 1.