The advent of daylight savings time, college basketball finals in several key markets and the appearance of the not-ready-for-May sweeps players left most syndicated shows reeling during the ratings…
Cheryl Ladd and Ed Marinaro hook up in USA Network's "Dancing With Danger" to provide a TV telling of "Basic Instinct," where a scissor-wielding psycho is cutting up people who are so closely…
Anticipating that cable operators will need programming to fill the dozens of new channels that will come on line through digital technology, Showtime plans to create five new minipay networks: three…
Turner Pictures is launching the ill-fated Minnow once again, with hopes that it will add another successful chapter to history's longest three-hour tour.
Barney has escaped from the Prehistoric Broadcasting Service! He's waddled into primetime on NBC! On Sunday at 7 o'clock! Where's Mike Wallace when you really need him?
Brad Kreisberg has been named to head a newly formed live-action unit at animation production house DIC Enterprises.
Times Mirror Co. plans to launch several niche cable networks with programming that draws on its consumer magazine holdings.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched a broad inquiry into whether it needs to improve rules designed to boost employment of minorities and women in broadcasting and cable.
FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
Peter Hughes has been named exec VP for MCA TV Intl. He joined MCA in 1978 as general manager of MCA TV Canada and was appointed VP of marketing in 1988.