King World is in talks with Oprah Winfrey about renewing her contract through 1996. Analysts said they expect the syndicator to announce today at their annual luncheon with financial types that they…
Pope John Paul attacked television as a major threat to family life Monday, saying it glorified sex and violence and wrecklessly spread false values.
ABC and Vin Di Bona Prods. have named MTM TV Distribution as the domestic syndicator for the ABC series "America's Funniest Home Videos."
The post-earthquake malaise continued to hover over the entertainment industry Monday, as studio employees, executives and production crews struggled to get back to work.
The sudden departure this week of Buena Vista Television president Bob Jacquemin after nine years has attendees at this week's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab buzzing about a…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has confirmed a four-year deal with John Madden -- who called his last game for CBS on Sunday -- to become the network's lead football analyst, continuing Madden's 13-year run…
ACI, an L.A.-based consortium of telepic producers, is breaking into the firstrun syndication business by acquiring U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the weekly action-adventure comedy series…
Bucking a depressed advertising market, France's leading private network, TF 1, announced Monday that it expects to post 1993 profits in the region of 455 million francs ($ 77 million), an…
In the wake of FCC chairman Reed Hundt's TV violence address Monday to a joint NATPE/INTV session, industry honchos were saying it was long on style and short on hoped-for substance.
FCC chairman Reed Hundt climbed the bully pulpit Monday by forcefully urging broadcasters and programmers to take greater steps to stamp out TV violence.