NBC reportedly is mulling a wholesale schedule change that would involve shuffling shows on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, in the process moving "Blossom" and "Seinfeld" to Thursday in an…
CBS and ABC have taken the expected step of scheduling their respective Amy Fisher "Long Island Lolita" telefilms for Jan. 3, six days after NBC's get-there-first presentation of "Amy Fisher: My…
A high school football game Friday pitting California Interscholastic Federation Southern Conference champ Bishop Amat against City Conference victor Sylmar more than doubled the ratings earned by a…
HBO Pictures has scored a minor coup with Steve Martin joining the ensemble cast of its movie adaptation of Randy Shilts' "And the Band Played On," a movie about the early days of the AIDS crisis.
The on-again, off-again TV career of basketball great Earvin (Magic) Johnson is on again. He will join NBC Sports on nine regular NBA telecasts this season and the playoffs, starting with a Christmas…
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/Los Angeles is seeking an apology from Fox Broacasting Co. regarding a "In Living Color" skit about gays in the military.
The Federal Communications Commission will leave it up to stations to decide if MTM TV Distribution's "Rescue 911," earmarked for a fall 1993 syndie launch, is exempt from the prime time access rule.
And the secret word is "cancellation." The Carsey-Werner Co.'s announcement Friday that it's pulling the plug at the end of this season on "You Bet Your Life," its highly touted but ratings-troubled…
As expected, Jeff Margolis has been tapped to direct the telecast of the 65th annual Academy Awards, his fifth consecutive Oscar show.
HBO Sports and Time Warner Sports' pay-per-view network TVKO cut an exclusive deal with heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe for six title bouts, an agreement that may be worth more than $ 100 million…
In 1950, Newsweek ventured: "(Bob) Hope may one day be to television what he already is to the movies." Today, that bold prediction seems conservative.