Cheryl Ladd and Ed Marinaro hook up in USA Network's "Dancing With Danger" to provide a TV telling of "Basic Instinct," where a scissor-wielding psycho is cutting up people who are so closely…
FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
Peter Hughes has been named exec VP for MCA TV Intl. He joined MCA in 1978 as general manager of MCA TV Canada and was appointed VP of marketing in 1988.
Barney has escaped from the Prehistoric Broadcasting Service! He's waddled into primetime on NBC! On Sunday at 7 o'clock! Where's Mike Wallace when you really need him?
NBC will letterbox four musical numbers from "The Sound of Music" when it rebroadcasts the movie this Sunday, marking the first time a network has done so televising a feature.
A select group will get a bigscreen look at Michael Apted's new pic "China: Moving the Mountain" next week before it airs in a shortened, customized version on ABC's "Turning Point" in June.
The crafts unions and the producers squared off at their quarterly meeting in Palm Springs Wednesday over the contentious contract issue of pilots vs. movies of the week, sources said. The two…
The National Cable Television Assn. has come out swinging against broadcast industry efforts to use the transition to high-definition TV as a vehicle for becoming multichannel data providers.
Boosted by "Arsenio Hall's" departure, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has ordered 90 episodes -- 18 weeks -- of its latenight half-hour comedy strip "The Newz" from Production Services Intl., a…
Time Warner, Sony Pictures Entertainment, HBO, Ole Communications and the Latin American media company TVA are teaming for HBO Brasil, a pay TV premium service launching July 1. HBO Brasil will be…