The Malaysian information minister, Mohamed Rahmat, has slapped a ban on all Australian radio and television programs as well as any advertising for Aussie companies. The ban comes on the eve of…
ABC has confirmed plans for early next year to replace its daytime "Home" show with "The Mike & Maty Show," a live hour talkshow produced by Disney's Buena Vista Prods.
Jeanne Haney and Janet Spellman-Rider have been promoted to senior coordinating producer and coordinating producer, respectively, on the NBC soap “Days of Our Lives.” Haney joined the show in October…
In an effort to boost the show's sampling, NBC will air Paramount's "The Mommies" three times the week of Dec. 6 -- at 8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday in place of "Blossom" and "Wings" as well as in…
NBC confirmed that Greg Kinnear is taking over as host of the network's latenight talk series "Later," as reported (Daily Variety, Nov. 24), with production of the NBC Prods. half-hour to shift from…
King World juggernauts "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!," Viacom's meaty off-net sitcom "Roseanne" and Multimedia Entertainment's rotund right-winger "Rush Limbaugh" kicked off the November sweeps…
Billing itself as "C-Span with an attitude," a new 24-hour cable/satellite public affairs channel called National Empowerment Television preems from Washington Dec. 6.
NBC reportedly will drop the guillotine on its first new series this season, canceling the Castle Rock Entertainment comedy "The Second Half."
CBS held its own over the holiday weekend to continue its march toward a likely November sweeps win, but NBC enjoyed the biggest ratings feast with its Thanksgiving-night telecast of "Home Alone."
The FCC will continue to enforce regulations against broadcast indecency, but only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., interim FCC chairman James Quello said.