Fox Broadcasting Co. is yanking "The Heights" from its plum Thursday slot and replacing the Spelling TV hour with repeats of "In Living Color" and the frosh sitcom "Down the Shore," creating an…
The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers is sponsoring a seminar on direct broadcast satellite systems tonight at 8 p.m. at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum.
"The Jacksons: An American Dream" turned out to be a thriller for ABC, moonwalking to a 21.6 rating, 32 share in Nielsen overnight markets. That performance enhanced the alphabet web's lead in the…
NBC has pulled the plug on the ill-fated NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," starring David Keith and Bill Nunn, after producing just five of the initially ordered 13 episodes.
Viacom's Showtime Entertainment Group has started production and development on a slate of 14 to 16 original movies in 1993, featuring such talent as George C. Scott, John Lithgow and, making his…
Sara Levinson, exec VP of MTV: Music Television, has been appointed chairperson of the Intl. Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors of the New York Festivals Television Programming & Promotion…
ABC's 'Jacksons' mini 21.6/32
Former Texas judge and current CNN anchor Catherine Crier will join ABC's weekly newsmagazine "20/20" as a correspondent after the new year, the web said yesterday.
After months of deliberation, the European Commission has moved to enforce its much-criticized "Television Without Frontiers" directive across the whole of the community.
A year after getting into business with French pay channel/distributor Canal Plus, Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment continues to churn out longform projects, in part by allying itself with other…
In a potentially crippling blow to Carsey-Werner Distribution's "You Bet Your Life," WCBS-TV in New York is expected to drop the Bill Cosby-hosted comedy gameshow from its access slot in January.