Scripters Jim Byrnes and David Chisholm waste no time in getting audience sympathy for the main characters, making them victims of three dastardly deeds in the show's opening five minutes. But things…
Senate communications subcommittee chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) told public broadcasters Monday that he'll soon offer legislation authorizing $ 425 million for the Corp. for Public Broadcasting…
KTLA's Larry McCormick has been voted the Los Angeles area Emmys Governors Award, recognizing an individual, show or organization for a unique contribution to local television.
KCOP will cut its 10-11 p.m. "Real News" to a half-hour and eliminate its weekend newscasts next month, but the indie is kicking around several ideas for a topical 10:30 p.m. news-oriented show that…
"The Fugitive,""Jurassic Park,""Menace II Society,""Philadelphia" and "Schindler's List" are the contenders for best movie at the 1994 MTV Movie Awards, to be held June 4 in Los Angeles. Nominations…
"The Night Thing" is a dead thing. Arsenio Hall, seeking to jump before he was pushed, will bow out of his fading 5-year-old syndicated latenight talkshow from Paramount on May 27.
Joseph Kovacs, one of the founders of 13-year-old All American Television who took the company public in 1985, has ankled as distribution president.
Turner Broadcasting System's attempt to purchase the Home Shopping Network is on hold. According to industry sources, Time Warner, a major shareholder in Turner with home shopping ambitions of its…
Geraldo Rivera hasn't taped his syndicated talkshow in Los Angeles for five years. So why is he now scheduled to do a week's worth of rare remote live programs for the market in early May?
Two of the European continent's key distributors -- Germany's Beta Television and Italy's RAI -- unveiled their upcoming product for packed audiences of potential buyers Saturday during the 31st…