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.
Two months ago, this space ran a column mocking the explosion of fictitious new cable channels by the year 1999.
CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" kept plenty of viewers up past their bedtime Monday, grabbing numbers comparable to the premiere of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" back in May 1992.
Today sees the launch of three major new satellite channels in the United Kingdom: Nickelodeon, the Family Channel and a female-oriented service called UK Living. All are part of the Sky…
In an unprecedented effort to break the grip of major studios and networks over production and distribution, five TV station groups are teaming to produce their own fare under a partnership led by…
Brandon Tartikoff handicaps the fall TV season, notably the escalating latenight talkshow battle, on "Variety: TV's Year of Living Cautiously." The special's syndication window is Sept. 1-19.
Fox Inc. has christened its new basic cable service FX, saying the general entertainment network will seek to interact with viewers through such devices as live on-air hosts and a daily live…
Jerry Seinfeld, at one point considered to host this year's Primetime Emmy Awards and a nominee for "Seinfeld," joins the list of presenters for the telecast. Separately, Tyne Daly will host the…