Richard Lewis and Don Rickles as Steven Mitchell and father Al Mitchell might have looked OK in the blueprint, but the initial full-blown script is broad and full of woe. It's sometimes rich, thanks…
Wall Street is waking up to David Letterman. Media analysts credited the Eye Web's new latenight talkshow host for an incredible $ 19-a-share surge in CBS stock on Wednesday.
Hi. My name is John Hemingway and I'm an alcoholic." It's doubtful any TV comedy has ever opened at an A.A. meeting, let alone unveiled an introductory line quite like that. Credit John Larroquette…
Despite a spate a scandals to titilate the tabloids, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" suffered a setback in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended Aug. 22.
The Reed Midem Organization has named CLT president Gaston Thorn its Mipcom Man of the Year.
ABC affiliates will get a second look this week at the controversial drama series "NYPD Blue," with the second episode and revised pilot (minus 15 seconds in a sex scene) being fed to stations…
Two cable industry groups Wednesday urged the FCC to exempt all small cable systems with fewer than 1,000 subscribers from new rate regulation rules, and not just independently owned "mom and pop"…
Doug Davidson, aka detective Paul Williams on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" since 1978, has won the hosting job on the syndicated version of "The Price Is Right."
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has turned the page on another use for the cartoon characters it owns as a result of its acquisition of Hanna-Barbera.
A few days after alleged madam Heidi Fleiss stole the media spotlight from more than a dozen celebrities at the Comedy Hall of Fame taping, inquiring minds want to know: Will she figure into the…