Viacom Entertainment, which earlier this week unveiled the court series "I Accuse" for fall, Wednesday announced a second half-hour strip for September 1995.
CanWest Global Communications is again looking beyond the Great White North to add to its cache of broadcast holdings. And the company is looking specifically at the Hispanic market, CanWest Global…
Where's Oprah? The conspicuous absence of the top-rated talker from NATPE has set the rumor mill spinning and raised questions about the state of Oprah Winfrey's relationship with King World Prods.…
A private Italian network will broadcast news reports live from Bosnia-Herzegovina for at least two weeks in an attempt to spur international efforts to end the war.
Buena Vista Television has reached second-year renewal deals with five of the six NBC O&Os for the weekly advocacy newsmag "The Crusaders," but sources say the syndicator is holding off on a deal…
Perhaps taking a cue from the recent announcements of musicvideo channels incorporating home shopping, MTV will begin testing shopping programming on its MTV, VH-1 and Nick at Nite cable channels in…
U. of Pennsylvania professor George Gerbner is challenging a commonly held belief that violent programming translates into boffo ratings.
Bill Sheinberg has joined Spelling TV as senior VP/development, the company confirmed. Sheinberg, who had spent the previous seven years at MTM TV, has assumed a new post responsible for developing…
ABC said it will introduce the new Buena Vista TV series "Mike & Maty" to its daytime lineup April 11, replacing the "Home" show.
Performers from "Roseanne,""Seinfeld" and the features "Addams Family Values, ""Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Sleepless in Seattle" were recognized in nominations for the eighth American Comedy Awards. The…
Last week's announcement that a joint venture between Connecticut-based Century Communications and Continental Venture Capital had acquired the majority interest in the second Aussie pay TV license…