The Rev. Jesse Jackson dropped by the FCC on Wednesday to lobby chairman Reed Hundt for a more activist agenda when it comes to promoting minority ownership of broadcast properties.
Kathie Lee Gifford's personal troubles stemming from the videotaped tryst of husband Frank Gifford have evidently given a boost to the ratings of "Live With Regis and Kathie Lee," as evidenced in the…
The latest entry in the narrow-niche cable world is My Pet TV Network, a new specialty channel that's due to launch Aug. 4 with a free 90-day preview.
It passed practically unnoticed, but MTV Prods. (MTVP) --- the unit commissioned to produce series product for air off of MTV --- enjoyed the rare distinction of batting 1.000 in placing its…
ABC confirmed that Wesley Snipes has agreed to make his network TV debut in an ABC two-hour made-for titled "Futuresport" that also will be considered as a series pilot.
ABC execs sought to make lemonade from their proverbial lemons as they closed their annual affiliates meeting here Wednesday, confronting head-on the network's declining fortunes and promising to do…
CBS Eye On People, the news/entertainment cablenet launched March 30, is struggling in its efforts to land distribution. It has not moved over the 2 million subscribers it claimed at sign-on, and…
Talkshow host Oprah Winfrey took the unusual step Wednesday of denying rumors that have circulated for weeks that she is gay.
Ed Asner, winding up a tour of "Don Juan in Hell" with Cherry Jones, Harris Yulin and Rene Auberjonois, is one of the all-time top Emmy winners, with seven statuettes to his credit.
Lynn Whitfield, with two upcoming films, "Gone Fishin' " opposite Joe Pesci and Danny Glover and "Eve's Bayou" with Samuel L. Jackson, was relatively unknown when she won her 1990-91 Emmy for HBO's…
Suzanne Malveaux has been named NBC News network correspondent. She will be based in D.C. and will begin her assignment in mid-June.