For a low-budget sitcom that never won an award or ranked in the top 10 most-watched TV shows during its five-year run, "The Brady Bunch" became a remarkable pop culture phenomenon, spawning parodies…
Network lawyers met with Attorney General Janet Reno Tuesday to make the case for rejecting the Justice Dept.'s longstanding fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees.
Merv Griffin Enterprises has hired public relations firm the Lippin Group to wage a campaign to clear the air regarding recent allegations that "Jeopardy!" somehow slanted program categories to favor…
The three-day NBC affiliates love-fest here concluded Tuesday with new West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer vowing to develop more "timeslot-specific" 10 p.m. shows to boost ratings for stations'…
Nickelodeon has appointed Jon Miller as managing director of its new U.K. channel, to be launched this fall in a joint venture with British Sky Broadcasting. Miller was formerly vice president of…
In a week dominated by sweeps stunts, NBC's big guns have proven just strong enough to edge out ABC and CBS and win the May 10-16 prime time Nielsens crown.
Interim FCC chairman James Quello volunteered Tuesday to meet with Attorney General Janet Reno to press the network argument for eliminating fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees.
NBC presented its fall lineup to affiliates and advertisers Monday, with West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer acknowledging that the network was "not going to come back overnight" but saw its lineup as…
CBS, staring down the barrel of 22 new shows on NBC and ABC next fall, is expected to stand relatively pat with its lineup, based on the assumption that providing viewers some stability and…
NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol told affiliates gathered here Monday that the Major League baseball joint venture arrangement with ABC and NBC "will happen."
In his first appearance before affiliates Monday, recently named NBC News prez Andrew Lack expressed disappointment in the web's special event coverage despite earlier efforts to address the problem.