MTM will again figure prominently in this year's 10th annual Museum of Television & Radio's Los Angeles TV festival, which will kick off March 3 with a reunion of the MTM series "St. Elsewhere" and…
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
NBC Sports executive producer Terry O'Neil said Mike Ditka's appearance on this Sunday's Super Bowl coverage does not mean the former coach will become a permanent member of the network's coverage…
Ross Portugeis has been named exec VP for Turner Entertainment Networks Intl. , a newly created position overseeing the global expansion and operation of such cable franchises as TNT and the Cartoon…
Paramount's firstrun hours scored "can't-touch-this"-type numbers in national Nielsen syndication standings for the week of Jan. 11, as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" hung on well in its regular series…
Sports announcer and former major league baseball player Jay Johnstone has sued CBS, NBC and United Press Intl. for allegedly misreporting the facts of a court appearance in January 1992.
Stations' ability to continue producing quality programming in a struggling economy has led to concerns about viewer rebellion. The question arose yesterday at a NATPE panel sesh titled "Can You…
NBC, which galloped ahead of the ratings herd with "Bonanza" from 1959 to 1973, is reportedly close to a deal with syndicator Gaylord Syndicom to acquire a new series based on the classic western.
Bruce Paisner, chairman and CEO of Hearst Entertainment, told the audience at a NATPE panel yesterday that if the Federal Communications Commission abolishes the financial interest and syndication…
New strip series are facing one of the tightest marketplaces in years, according to a number of signs that surfaced at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives (NATPE) convention.
CBS affiliate relations prexy Tony Malara used the panel "Can the Network-Affiliate Marriage Be Saved?" as a bully pulpit to sell the network case , even turning moderator Rush Limbaugh into a…