The four broadcast networks on Tuesday asked parties interested in serving as a TV violence monitor to submit proposals by April 30 on how best to do the job. The "request for proposal" is similar to…
Western Intl. Media president/CEO Dennis Holt has been selected Executive of the Year in Advertising by the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Home Shopping Network Inc. said Monday it has launched a private-label credit card for purchases from its television programs, outlet stores and mail-order catalogs.
Basic cable networks have given new life to old TV shows, so who's to say the same can't be done for sports programming.
A glance at the more than 100 pilot orders from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting paints a grim picture for independents looking to break into the series game.
Bent on starting a "brave new world" of his own, deranged ex-cop David Young (Richard Thomas) holds a small-town Wyoming elementary school hostage. As ludicrous as the story and characters are, "To…
David Himelfarb, senior VP of production at Witt-Thomas Prods., is expected to leave that post later this spring to become the head of comedy series development at CBS Entertainment.
South Central," latest sitcom about an urban black family struggling against terrible odds, plays like the summation that finally gets it right. Straightforward, touchingly human and funny, the…
Akiller to some, a savior to others, Dr. Jack Kevorkian rose from obscurity on an issue that the great majority of his colleagues don't even want to debate. While often moving, "The Kevorkian File"…
Public Broadcasting Service prez Ervin Duggan has unveiled an initiative to bolster coverage leading up to the 1996 elections, promising in the process to redefine how public television covers public…
Warner Bros.' fifth TV network is planting roots in Burbank with a new headquarters and has signed up Combined Broadcasting's WBFS-TV Miami as an affiliate, with four more deals in the works.