The Minnesota-based Independent Television Service is seeking proposals from independent filmmakers on a nine-part PBS magazine series dealing with HIV and AIDS, with a $ 1.4 million grant earmarked…
Every so often a dramatic series appears with the quota of melodrama necessary to ensure ratings, yet with a level of sophistication in the acting and writing that elevates it into a class of its…
Host: Dave Forman.
NBC has confirmed its acquisition of Paramount's new daytime talkshow teaming "Entertainment Tonight's" John Tesh and Leeza Gibbons, as reported (Daily Variety, Nov. 3), to premiere next June.
Host: Alistair Cooke.
Nostalgia Television will take the highly unusual step of turning over 10 to 15 hours of its prime time schedule to a fledgling cable network as a first step toward a possible spinoff as a…
Documentary, narrated by John Forsythe, opens with actress Shelley Fabares describing her anguish over the diagnosis of her mother, Elsa Fabares, with Alzheimer's and her own struggle to come to…
Media groups have laid the groundwork for another court challenge to broadcast "indecency" restrictions by telling the Federal Communications Commission that a 6 a.m. to midnight ban on raunchy…
Former CBS newscaster Walter Cronkite and recently retired WNBC-TV consumer reporter Betty Furness are among the eight New York TV celebs who will be inducted next week into the New York Television…
John Hummel has been named director of operations for Tribune Broadcasting Co.'s national sales group, Tribune Plus. He previously was general sales manager of Trib- owned KWGN-TV in Denver.
Buena Vista Television is reportedly considering adding an "Aladdin" animated series to its two-hour syndicated "Disney Afternoon" cel block in fall 1994.