Cannon TV has been forced to shut down the Chuck Norris action series "Walker , Texas Ranger" part way into production because the company was unable to cover production deficits on the show.
Cable TV operators nationwide will likely be forced to dump cablenetwork channels by early June and replace them with local TV stations as a result of a federal court's 2-1 vote sustaining the…
Recently retired ABC TV network prez John Sias, who held the dual role as exec VP of owner Capital Cities/ABC, has been tapped to serve as prexy-CEO of the San Francisco-based Chronicle Publishing Co.
"ABC World News Tonight" may soon have a new executive producer. Alphabet web news honchos are in "serious negotiations" with WCVB news director Emily Rooney, according to ABC sources.
Dutch market leader RTL-4 upped its profits by 39.2% during 1992 to a before-tax total of 160.2 million guilders ($ 33.6 million). The channel's total turnover was about $ 225 million for the year.
"Good Morning America's" win streak ran to 21 weeks during Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for March 29 to April 2, while "Nightline" has its own tear going in late night with eight consecutive…
Wind Dancer Production Group has signed Billy Riback -- supervising producer on its ABC hit "Home Improvement"-- to an exclusive multiyear deal to develop both television and movie projects for the…
The Rockford Peaches return to the playing field, this time as a midseason replacement. Spirit of film is largely retained, thanks to strong opening script by writers Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
The week of Jan. 18-24 was the most-watched week in the history of public TV , with daytime programs such as "Barney & Friends" accounting for most of the viewership increase, PBS officials said…
NBC Olympic triplecast exec Martin Lafferty has been named VP of programming and provider services at TV Answer, the Reston, Va.-based firm that plans to launch an interactive TV service in September.