Western Intl. Media president/CEO Dennis Holt has been selected Executive of the Year in Advertising by the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Home Shopping Network Inc. said Monday it has launched a private-label credit card for purchases from its television programs, outlet stores and mail-order catalogs.
Bent on starting a "brave new world" of his own, deranged ex-cop David Young (Richard Thomas) holds a small-town Wyoming elementary school hostage. As ludicrous as the story and characters are, "To…
Basic cable networks have given new life to old TV shows, so who's to say the same can't be done for sports programming.
South Central," latest sitcom about an urban black family struggling against terrible odds, plays like the summation that finally gets it right. Straightforward, touchingly human and funny, the…
A glance at the more than 100 pilot orders from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting paints a grim picture for independents looking to break into the series game.
Akiller to some, a savior to others, Dr. Jack Kevorkian rose from obscurity on an issue that the great majority of his colleagues don't even want to debate. While often moving, "The Kevorkian File"…
David Himelfarb, senior VP of production at Witt-Thomas Prods., is expected to leave that post later this spring to become the head of comedy series development at CBS Entertainment.
Disney prexy Rich Frank has scheduled visits to the Federal Communications Commission today to lobby for a relaxation of the primetime access rule. Sources said Frank will meet with Reed Hundt, the…
James Burke resurrects a teasing docu that relates incidents or ideas to objects by circuitous, sometimes tenuous, routes. Burke's wit sometimes strains, but the program is informative and often…