Merv Griffin Enterprises has hired public relations firm the Lippin Group to wage a campaign to clear the air regarding recent allegations that "Jeopardy!" somehow slanted program categories to favor…
The Fox-owned stations in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago have outbid a spate of broadcast and cable competitors for rights to the Buena Vista TV off-net sitcom "Home Improvement."
Looking to distinguish itself from the pack in the evening news race, CBS has named Connie Chung co-anchor with Dan Rather of "CBS Evening News."
NBC presented its fall lineup to affiliates and advertisers Monday, with West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer acknowledging that the network was "not going to come back overnight" but saw its lineup as…
CBS, staring down the barrel of 22 new shows on NBC and ABC next fall, is expected to stand relatively pat with its lineup, based on the assumption that providing viewers some stability and…
NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol told affiliates gathered here Monday that the Major League baseball joint venture arrangement with ABC and NBC "will happen."
In his first appearance before affiliates Monday, recently named NBC News prez Andrew Lack expressed disappointment in the web's special event coverage despite earlier efforts to address the problem.
A regulatory hurdle that bars telephone companies from offering video programming in their local service area appears to be all that stands in the way of Time Warner's new alliance with U S West.
CBS jumps into the sweeps-murderfest-miniseries race with an account of a tawdry set of murders sure to please the unquenchable. Gregory Goodell's teleplay milks the flamboyant story, the production…
As expected, ABC has confirmed the appointment of Pat Fili-Krushel as president, ABC daytime, reporting directly to ABC TV Network Group chief Robert Iger (Daily Variety, May 13).
Network and cable exex will be descending on Capitol Hill Friday to testify before a Senate subcommittee exploring the topic of TV violence.