MCA TV Intl. has appointed Itaru Kurebayashi president of MCA TV Japan.
The celebrated 1989 Broadway return of Robert Morse in Jay Presson Allen's dynamic "Tru" has been taped for "American Playhouse" in what can be termed only as an event, and it's a joy. Morse's…
Medium Hours % Change 1986-91 Television 1,515 –0.1 Network-affiliated stations 848 –3.0 Independent stations 265 –4.8 Basic cable programs 319 +20.4 Pay cable programs 83 +2.9 Radio…
NEW YORK--Dinosaur lovers everywhere should delight in this four-part series that endeavors to reveal the true nature of those ancient creatures that ruled the earth for more than 130 million years.
TV's obsession with murder gets another feeding with a four-hour telefilm "inspired by a true story," as the legend goes. It boils down to a good cop swamped by corruption trying to nail a prominent…
A tricky plot about a she-devil coming into the lives of a married couple--sound familiar?--kicks off strongly (with a good, scary look at a man and woman scaling a high cliff) and holds up well…
CBS has scheduled the reality show "Miracles and Other Wonders" at 8 p.m. Saturdays through the end of the year, beginning Nov. 28.
Writer Frederic Hunter worries at a two-hour exercise warranting at best a half-hour and, proving that point, attractive pro performers Jaclyn Smith and Christopher Reeve labor under Lou Antonio's…
DIC Enterprises has landed three kidvid strips in syndication next fall as it seeks to compete against such animation powerhouses as Disney, Warner Bros., Fox and Universal.
Tyne Daly's appearance as the soused, over-sexed wife of a bullying, towering sports magnate gives the formulaic "Columbo" a helpful lift. With Peter Falk's Lt. Columbo less eccentric than usual and…
Graff Pay-Per-View has entered into a 10-year affiliation agreement with Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cable operator, to distribute Graff's Spice adult programming service. Spice…