NEWS ITEM: The latest Roper Organization survey finds that 69% of Americans, the highest percentage yet, view television as their primary source of news and information.
Roseanne and Tom Arnold have signed with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce the hit ABC sitcom "Roseanne" for a minimum of three more seasons, which would carry TV's top-rated comedy into 1996.
NCAA game 22.2/34 CBS ceded last week to ABC but has taken the first step toward winning current week by dominating Monday with North Carolina-Michigan college-basketball showdown. Game finished 2%…
Susan Dey will leave the CBS comedy "Love & War" at the end of the season, with the parties citing "creative differences that could not be resolved" between Dey and the show's production company…
Taping of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" was delayed about 10 minutes yesterday so security could check the studio due to a bomb threat. Someone claiming to represent an animal-rights group phoned…
Viacom Enterprises has joined the first-run fray of syndicators seeking to help stations comply with the Children's TV Act with "Nick News," the weekly half-hour kids newsmagazine hosted by Linda…
Part of "South Bank Show," an ongoing series of English dox, Melvin Bragg's interview with Peter O'Toole in Frances Dickenson's fanciful look at the charismatic actor turns out to be a plug for his…
Britain's independent TV producers won a final victory yesterday over the ITV web in their battle for the control of program rights.
The highest-rated Academy Award telecast in 10 years has given ABC the boost it needed to break a string of 17 consecutive second-place weeklong finishes and win the March 29-April 4 prime time…
Rick Reynolds, whose confessional one-man show enjoyed a critically acclaimed stage run last year, is fairly successful in translating the piece to TV.
Producers William Bickley and Michael Warren have entered into a new long-term exclusive TV development and production deal with Lorimar TV, calling for their Bickley/Warren Prods. to create and…