KABC-TV won the November sweeps in the L.A. market by the widest margin in recent memory, sweeping the early and late news contests for the first time in five years.
Fox Broadcasting Co. will put out the Bat-signal in an attempt to rescue its Sunday lineup, scheduling "Batman: The Animated Series" at 7 p.m. and axing freshman comedies "Great Scott" and "Woops!"
Once a mere "700 Club" pulpit, The Family Channel has lately become a venue for ex-"SCTV" club members like Eugene Levy, director and co-star of "Partners 'n Love"--as good a romantic-comic telepic…
American Movie Classics will become the latest basic-cable network to spin off a new niche programming service with the launch of a 24-hour-a-day channel dedicated to classic love stories.
Two-hour telepic "A Jury of One" is promoted as the pilot for a potential series "inspired" by real-life on-the-beat experiences of Joseph Wambaugh. Gritty and well-acted, production is pleasingly…
The great public debate on the future of the British Broadcasting Corp. officially kicked off yesterday, with the publication of the British government's BBC Green Paper.
Home Box Office is going after the Latino market in the U.S. and Latin America with a new multimedia development firm, Tropix.
Marty Ryan is leaving as exec producer of ABC's daytime "Home" show and the show's creator, Woody Fraser, will return as exec producer, effective Monday.
A HIGH SCHOOL PHYSIOLOGY TEACHER was fond of explaining how the body functions by saying, "You don't buy beer, you only rent it."
'Stalin' 13.1/20 share The year's top-rated cable telemovie in HBO households had 2.6 million homes tuned in from 8-10:45 p.m. Saturday. In HBO homes, "Stalin" also out-scored webs: ABC achieved a…
"The Jacksons" has done it again, topping the Nielsens charts for the Nov. 16 -22 week with the strongest ratings for a net multiparter in 3 1/2 years. That's put a lock on the November sweeps for…