Veteran producer-director James Bethea has been named director of programming for UPN, overseeing current series and developing projects for all dayparts on the Paramount network.
"The Odyssey" proved a successful journey Sunday night for NBC, burning up the 37 metered markets with a 19.3 rating/28 share overnight Nielsen average. But even a third dimension couldn't push "3rd…
HBO will afford those who forgot to tape "The Larry Sanders Show" during its recently completed fifth season a chance to record all 13 of the season's episodes at once on June 6, when it runs an…
Once again, Congress is using prospective revenue from spectrum auctions to fill billion-dollar holes in the budget deficit.
TV veteran Brandon Tartikoff and the Smithsonian Institution are developing a half-hour kids gameshow for CBS' Saturday morning lineup in 1998.
With ABC nailing down its schedule, industry eyes are starting to turn to Fox and UPN, which can still make last minute changes to their lineups before upfront presentations on Tuesday.
ABC has finally pulled the plug on "Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends," the struggling daytime talkshow that's barely a year old.
The ratings for their shows may be running neck and neck in Los Angeles, but Oprah Winfrey remained queen of the Emmys over her chief daytime talk rival Rosie O'Donnell in non-televised Daytime Emmy…
Rob Morrow and Lance Henriksen have been cast in the leads of the TNT original telepic "The Day Lincoln Was Shot," skedded to lense over the summer and premiere in 1998 on the Turner cablenet.
ABC Entertainment President Jamie Tarses will try to woo an audience of wary advertisers today with the unveiling of her first fall primetime schedule, featuring five new comedies and five new dramas.
King World Prods. is close to finalizing negotiations with veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz to take over the COO post left open since Stephen W. Palley ankled the company last fall.