"Highlander, the Series," the action/adventure/sci-fi hour now readying its second season, is to be distributed in key foreign territories by Rysher TPE.
NBC is being called the "Nothing But Crock" network by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who claims he was defamed by a "Dateline NBC" segment alleging he offered legislation to benefit a drug company in…
RTL, the German commercial broadcaster, led the July national ratings in that territory with a 19.8% market share, besting the established pubcasters ZDF (17. 8%) and ARD (16.8%). RTL's third…
Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Lawrence and Fox Broadcasting's "In Living Color" each captured two awards at the first "Soul Train Comedy Awards," which will air during an Aug. 16-22 firstrun syndication…
The FCC Tuesday granted cable TV companies with fewer than 1,000 subscribers a delay in the effective date of new rate regulation rules. But the agency said the new rules will become effective Sept…
Outgoing Universal TV exec Garrett S. Hart is expected to be named president of Paramount Network TV, in the process replacing John S. Pike, a 12-year veteran of the studio.
Final judging for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be held in all-day sessions Saturday and Sunday at the BevHilton Hotel. More than 800 panelists will participate in the peer-group judging.
Is a Hollywood madam telefilm too hot for the networks to handle right now?Some observers think so, even as reports surfaced that the memoirs of Elizabeth Adams -- known as "the Beverly Hills Madam"…
Alan Kirschenbaum and the writing team of Martin Rips and Joseph Staretski have joined Universal TV's "Coach" as co-exec producer and supervising producers , respectively.
CBS has confirmed the replacement of "Hearts Afire" with "Bob" in its Friday lineup, as reported (Daily Variety, Aug. 6), and will premiere its 9-11 p.m. Friday shows on Oct. 22, opposite NBC's intro…