ABC News has undergone its second significant change since Paul Friedman was named exec VP of the division. This time, veteran research maven Alan Wurtzel has been named to the newly created position…
Ladies and gentlemen, I believe you know Phil and Oprah; Sally Jesse and Geraldo; and Regis and Kathie Lee; and Montel and Maury; and Jerry, Joan, Jenny and Jane; Byron, Charlie, Faith and Vicki and…
The party continued for the 20th annual American Music Awards Monday, as the show bested its competition over the entire span of its 8-11 p.m. ABC-TV timeslot Monday night (see related story).
The Federal Communications Commission has delayed renewing the licenses of seven TV stations in Ohio and Michigan until they can prove they are meeting the educational needs of children.
Ask anyone in the talk show business how they measure success and they point to Oprah Winfrey and Phil Donahue.
ABC, which has placed third in Saturday-morning the last few weeks, will shuffle its children's lineup starting Feb. 6, moving "A Pup Named Scooby Doo" and "Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa" up to…
Brandon Tartikoff may no longer live in L.A., but that doesn't mean he's out of the entertainment business. The former Paramount Pictures topper and NBC programming chief -- who now refers to himself…
A group of Washington policy savants sent a severe warning to TV station general managers at Monday's INTV panel dubbed "Off the Air With Howard Stern."
In the face of a glutted marketplace for once-a-week series, Buena Vista TV has pulled off a coup by signing 40 stations for its new hourlong investigative-magazine series "The Crusaders."
U.S. Health Prods. Co. has signed Litton Syndication as the distributor of "Life Choices With Erie Chapman," which has been renewed for a second season in 1993-94.
Time Warner turned up the heat in the new world of interactive cable services yesterday by announcing the construction of an electronic "superhighway" in one of its largest franchises outside…