Phil Donahue has signed a one-year contract extension to continue hosting his talkshow through the 1994-95 season, making it his shortest deal yet with syndicator Multimedia Entertainment.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization's newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
ABC has taken another step on the program-labeling front with a viewer advisory hotline. ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert told visiting TV critics that both the webs and viewers will be served…
ESPN has hired Harold Anderson, programming chief of pay TV operator Sky Entertainment in New Zealand, to set up its Asian service.
KTLA's veteran 10 p.m. news anchor Hal Fishman wasn't laughing when "KTLA Morning News" entertainment reporter Sam Rubin recently quipped on the air that Fishman once "wore a skirt for a co-anchor…
David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
Producer B. Donald (Bud) Grant has inked a non-exclusive two-year deal with Warner Bros. TV, bringing with him a commitment for a CBS pilot featuring comic Andrea Walker.
While the debate over violence on television has recently put Hollywood on the front burner in the U.S., similar concerns have been heating up the international airwaves, according to a new study.
King World has filled the production ranks of its new syndicated "Les Brown" talker, announcing Friday the appointment of vet TV director Brian Campbell and 10 other key behind-the-scenes personnel.
CapCities/ABC Video Enterprises and DIC Animation City have confirmed a long-discussed joint venture to form a new entity, DIC Entertainment LP, to produce live-action and animated children's…