Another sweeps, another controversy. This time, competitors are protesting KNBC-TV including nearly two hours of President Clinton's State of the Union Address and the Republican response as part of…
Hungary may not yet have a private TV industry, but it is molding its first TV mogul. Last week Hungarian businessman Tamas Gyarfas purchased 43% of Nap-TV, the only non-state controlled TV network…
Magic-comedy duo Penn & Teller have signed with the William Morris Agency in all areas of representation, including personal appearances, books, lecturing and motion picture and television. WMA…
Twentieth Television has cleared "The Simpsons" for off-net syndication on seven Fox affils, bringing clearances to 14 markets representing 30% of the country.
CBS found its own bit of heaven in numbers for the Grammy Awards Wednesday, which jumped 23% over last year's telecast to score the show's best rating since 1988.
House copyright subcommittee chairman William Hughes (D-N.J.) yesterday offered legislation ensuring continued delivery of TV programming to backyard dish owners.
King World's tabloid "Inside Edition" hit an all-time peak by devoting three nights to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, increasing numbers for the tabloid magazine by 15% during the week ending Feb. 14…
Vicki Lawrence reportedly has become so frustrated by behind-the-scenes tensions on her Group W Prods. talkshow that she briefly threatened to air her gripes publicly on rival Tribune Entertainment…
A sizable percentage of the 1.1-million New York-area subscribers of Cablevision Systems Corp. will soon be able to buy cable networks such as USA, ESPN, CNN and Discovery individually, for $ 1.95…
Kenny Rogers attempts a stretch from his series of "Gambler" TV pix, but don't expect to see him playing an insurance agent or used-car salesman. He's back on the range as a grizzled cowboy, with the…
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences unveiled the look for the upcoming 65th Annual Oscar Show yesterday.