NBC reportedly is mulling a wholesale schedule change that would involve shuffling shows on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, in the process moving "Blossom" and "Seinfeld" to Thursday in an…
CBS and ABC have taken the expected step of scheduling their respective Amy Fisher "Long Island Lolita" telefilms for Jan. 3, six days after NBC's get-there-first presentation of "Amy Fisher: My…
MCA TV will launch its first syndicated animated series under the "Universal Family Network" banner.
When Gallic pubcaster president Herv Bourges unveiled next season's sked for France 2 and France 3 last week, those who anticipated wide-ranging changes were disappointed.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/Los Angeles is seeking an apology from Fox Broacasting Co. regarding a "In Living Color" skit about gays in the military.
And the secret word is "cancellation." The Carsey-Werner Co.'s announcement Friday that it's pulling the plug at the end of this season on "You Bet Your Life," its highly touted but ratings-troubled…
As expected, Jeff Margolis has been tapped to direct the telecast of the 65th annual Academy Awards, his fifth consecutive Oscar show.
Two leading Republicans in Congress have criticized CNN, C-SPAN and National Public Radio for their complete coverage of President-elect Bill Clinton's economic summit on Monday and Tuesday.
As expected, Turner Broadcasting's CNN has acquired a 27.5% stake in N-tv, a recently launched news service for television viewers in Germany (Daily Variety, Dec. 17). Through the deal, Turner joins…
Subsidiaries of the giant telephone company Bell Atlantic Corp. yesterday filed suit challenging the constitutionality of a law barring telcos from providing TV programs in their local service area.
HBO Sports and Time Warner Sports' pay-per-view network TVKO cut an exclusive deal with heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe for six title bouts, an agreement that may be worth more than $ 100 million…