In one swift move, recently appointed KABC-TV general manager Alan Nesbitt Monday axed news director Roger Bell and program director Vic Heman.
There's probably an interesting story somewhere inside "Separated by Murder," but the distractions caused by Sharon Gless' portrayal of dual roles of good and evil twin sisters, and the necessity of…
If Turner Broadcasting chairman Ted Turner wants to buy the Home Shopping Network, he has the blessing of Tele-Communications Inc. chairman John Malone.The TCI head is a key backer for a potential…
Turner Broadcasting System has tapped Steven Heyer, prez/chief operating officer of Young & Rubicam Advertising Worldwide, to head TBS' worldwide advertising sales.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has concluded the realignment of its TV divisions as Columbia TriStar TV, reassigning a number of key staffers but continuing to position Columbia and TriStar as separate…
Ivan Reitman has signed to produce the film adaptation of the book "The Late Shift" for HBO.
Scott Bakula has concluded a long-term, multifaceted production agreement with Warner Bros.
Former CBS broadcast group chairman Gene F. Jankowski has joined media investment banking firm Veronis, Suhler & Associates as managing director. The 28-year CBS vet will specialize in electronic…
Adding to studio concerns about primetime newsmagazines, NBC announced Monday that it will add a regular Thursday telecast of "Dateline NBC" to its lineup through the summer in "L.A. Law's" timeslot…
In an indication that Rupert Murdoch and Sumner Redstone still value their MTV Asia partnership, negotiations on MTV's liaison with News Corp.'s Asian satcaster, Star TV, have reached the highest…
As the Center for Communications honored Ted Turner with its Communications Award Monday, the Turner Broadcasting Chairman, along with News Corp. chair Rupert Murdoch and Tele-Communications Inc…