Larry King showed up for the 15th annual CableAce Awards telecast wearing a tuxedo (though perhaps with his sleeves rolled up under the jacket); Tony Bennett sang the same song he's sung on virtually…
The entertainment community put business on hold indefinitely Monday as tremors rocked the mostly empty studio lots and offices all day following a Monday morning earthquake that killed at least 27…
Fox Broadcasting Co. had something to smile about before the ground started shaking as its new sitcom, "The George Carlin Show," got off to a strong startSunday, according to preliminary Nielsen…
With a full-season order of its Chuck Norris CBS series "Walker: Texas Ranger" and the Albert Brooks baseball pic "The Scout" lensing in Mexico for Fox , the Ruddy/Morgan Organization is boosting its…
The Federal Communications Commission Thursday unveiled plans for six regional seminars to educate consumers, state and local regulators about cable TV rereg.
Most syndicated shows toasted the new year with drastically improved ratings, according to Nielsen national barter rankings for the holiday week ended Jan. 2.
The Assn. of Independent Television Stations is complaining that the FCC made an "arbitrary and capricious" decision to phase out after two years the syndication portion of the finsyn rules. Brief…
The information superhighway remains a nebulous concoction that won't be built by telephone companies who "know nothing about programming," CBS/Broadcast Group president Howard Stringer told visiting…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters blasted TV Marti on Thursday as a "Rube Goldberg operation" no longer deserving of government support.
Plans to do some Malibu location filming for Universal's "seaQuest DSV" nearly ran aground Thursday after one of the beachside residents cried foul over the prospect of late-night gunfire and…
"Late Show With David Letterman" is joining the ranks of American talkshows making inroads into TV markets abroad.