NBC may have hit the jackpot with "MacShayne: Winner Takes All," thanks largely to the affable -- albeit limited -- Kenny Rogers, who plays MacShayne, ex-con/gambler turned casino security chief…
Roseanne Arnold isn't the only ABC diva playing hard to get in her contract negotiations with the network. "PrimeTime Live" anchor Diane Sawyer, the target of a multi-million dollar, four-way network…
It's always fun to watch Willie Mays come out and play in an old-timers baseball game. Likewise when venerable cowboy actor James Arness comes out and resurrects Matt Dillon, the temptation is too…
Though it seemed they came to bury Monte Carlo, not praise it, most top execs left the Riviera principality vowing to return to its television market next year.
Russia's prime minister Thursday appeared to have persuaded communications workers to end a blackout of television programs that left Russians bereft of their much-loved U.S. and Mexican soap operas.
TV marketing dean Mort Slakoff, who has spent the last 13 of his 37 years in the business at MCA TV, will retire Monday as senior V P of creative services for the syndicator.
Viacom Prods. has inked a deal with management company Messina Baker Entertainment, which represents a number of top comedians, to produce a six-episode series for Comedy Central that can be used as…
Pro Media, a German post-production company, has set up a subsidiary to make movie and TV fare for the European market and hired "Good Morning, Vietnam" producer Ben Moses to run its Hollywood…
Negotiations got under way this week on a new contract between NBC and members of the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees Technicians/Communications Workers of America.
After two weeks of unusually high ratings, most syndicated shows headed south in the week leading into the sweeps.