Sheila E. has signed on as band leader of Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talk-variety show hosted by Earvin ( Magic) Johnson.
MTV has announced it will hold its first "Sports & Music Festival" from Oct. 17-19 in Austin, Texas.
FCC chairman Reed Hundt dared Tuesday to go where few regulators have dared before: regulation of broadcast news.
David Asman will leave his post as editorial features editor of the Wall Street Journal to take a job as an on-air host for cable's Fox News Channel beginning June 25.
The fragile industry coalition that MPAA topper Jack Valenti has nurtured for the past year is showing signs of strain, and could possibly collapse under congressional pressure to rewrite the new TV…
MTV plans to roll out its offbeat new talk/variety strip "Oddville, MTV" on June 16, running the show weeknights at 11 p.m. thereafter and repeating each episode the following evening at 7 p.m.
Garth Ancier no longer will be involved in the day-to-day production of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's talkshow "Ricki Lake," as part of a settlement with the studio, sources said.
Cathy Wischner-Sola has been upped from manager to director of program development for TNT, a post that will find her continuing her involvement in the development and production of TNT Originals…
Scottish Media is set to buy Grampian TV for £105 million ($172.2 million) in a deal that will create a single ITV company for the whole of Scotland.
The producers and writers of "Bill Clinton: Rock & Roll President" have plumped up comments by President Clinton with appropriate news clips, shots of music celebs and former schools into a fairly…
Robin Paxton has been named to the newly created position of vice president and managing director, broadcasting, for Walt Disney Television Intl. - Asia Pacific.