Paramount Domestic TV, seeking to launch a fall '93 daytime talker with Leeza Gibbons and John Tesh (Daily Variety, Aug. 25), intends to sell the show without a pilot and retain more national…
Louis Gossett Jr. has signed a multi-picture TV co-production and housing pact with World Intl. Network. Under the agreement, which takes effect immediately, WIN gets first look at projects developed…
Fox parent News Corp. and French pay-TV giant Canal Plus announced yesterday that they would be teaming to develop new TV services in Europe.
Best part of Lauren Malkesian's worthy rundown on retiring East L.A. milkman Bill Ogburn, on duty for 45 years, is Bill Ogburn himself. "The Last Run" makes him a legend--one of the true, loyal…
Avalon/NFU Studios is embarking on a $ 5 million miniseries based on the life of New Zealand's greatest living hero, Sir Edmund Hillary, potentially signaling a new era of competition with fellow TV…
After a slow start, it appears ABC's college football pay-per-view experiment may be on its way to reaching an audience of 25,000 or more each week, according to Scott Kurnit, president of Showtime…
Local political ad spending heated up yesterday with the Ross Perot campaign purchasing the candidate's first local time in Los Angeles.
NBC will reportedly pull new reality series "Final Appeal" and "What Happened?" from their regular time periods after Oct. 23--the final Friday prior to the start of the November sweeps.
After failing to launch Dr. David Viscott's local late night call-in program in national syndication, KNBC-TV will offer a new live 90-minute morning strip edition hosted by the on-air therapist…
Game One 11.0/19 Having Toronto in the baseball playoffs continues to vex CBS, which ran third for the night Wednesday. Meanwhile, ABC’s “Civil Wars” (8.8 /16) showed no lingering benefit from its…
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