Most top syndie shows took a plunge in the Nielsen national syndication rankings for the week ended Aug. 8, but a few kept their heads above water. Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and…
The Lifetime cable network will embark on a major expansion of its firstrun programming in 1994, starting with a weekly one-hour "Lifetime Magazine" produced by ABC News to kick off early next year.
A pair of Montecito real estate agents have sued the producers of "A Current Affair" and the publisher of Cosmopolitan magazine over stories that allegedly imply they were involved in a murder.
The Directors Guild of America producers training program announced the graduation of 17 assistant director trainees Wednesday.
In what may be the first of its kind in the country, City News Service and former CBS-TV news director John Lippman are creating a video newswire service for local television stations.
Nickelodeon will jump into the burgeoning children's-music marketplace by releasing a full-length album of music culled from the channel's "Ren & Stimpy" series.
Interactive Network Inc., which has been providing interactive television service exclusively in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas, will roll out its 20-hour-a-day entertainment service in…
Less than a month after buying a controlling interest in Hong Kong-based Star TV, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has named James F. Griffiths as managing director of the company.
More than 100 New York-based Primetime Emmy nominees will receive certificates of nomination Sept. 8 at a Gotham ceremony co-hosted by Variety and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Forest Whitaker demonstrates mastery in his director's bow of the melodramatic "Strapped," which intros a wise young newcomer, Bokeem Woodbine, in the role of a decent, striving black youth bound by…