Ratings for the networks' latenight and early morning programs were up in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for Nov. 15-19, as "Late Show With David Letterman" equaled its best rating since premiere…
Thomas Kane, an 18-year vet of Capital Cities/ABC who has served as the general sales manager of Gotham's WABC-TV for seven years, will take over the vacant general manager post at O&O WPVI in…
The 5 1/2-hour vintage "I Love Lucy" marathon on KTTV Friday out-performed that day's "Addams Family Marathon" on KCAL-TV as well as the "Twilight Zone" Thanksgiving feast on KTLA.
Germany's first private regional station bowed Nov. 28. Running on a shoestring budget, the general-programming web 1A Neues Fernsehen fur Berlin und Brandenburg hopes to cash in on regional appeal…
Promark TV Syndication is rolling out a firstrun relationship/gameshow project for April titled "Here Comes the Bride," with Lyle Waggoner and his wife , Sharon, hosting from Las Vegas.
NBC has confirmed plans to shuffle its Tuesday lineup and to give the Emmy-winning drama "Homicide: Life on the Street" a four-week run to see if it can carry "L.A. Law's" ratings caseload, both…
Malofilm Distribution has signed a deal with Showtime Networks Inc. to distribute the cabler's product in the Canadian video and TV market.
Three newcomers look likely to emerge with control in the brave new world of British commercial TV. * * * Malofilm Distribution has inked a Canadian distrib deal with Showtime Networks Inc. * * *…
Warner Bros. is changing its fifth network game plan -- again. The studio, which drastically downscaled its weblet only a few weeks ago to make it more "station-friendly" (Daily Variety, Nov. 16)…
Pat Robertson's International Family Entertainment upped its bid and has started a tender offer for the money-losing Nostalgia Network.