Satirist David Steinberg has signed on as host of an installment of PBS' "National Desk," a series of hourlong specs billed as explorations of contempo pop culture and its influence on "the…
Captain's log: Star date, 1998, week of Sept. 28. The cast and crew of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" begin the final season of their seven-season hitch on a rundown space station in the middle of…
On the eve of its 10th season premiere next month, Paramount's syndie strip "Hard Copy" is shifting its focus from day-and-date breaking news and celebrity gossip to more in-depth reporting on…
The puck stops at ABC and ESPN: The Disney-owned outlets were said to have out-foxed Fox Sports in the battle for the broadcast and cable TV rights to the National Hockey League.
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" is preparing to add new spice to its recipe for success. The syndie talk-variety hour will have a looser format when its third season bows Sept. 7. Producers are planning…
Frosh talker "The Howie Mandel Show" saw a modest ratings increase in the week ended Aug. 9, which was an uneventful week for the rest of the daytime syndie yak pack.
Cable industry vet James Doolittle will retire at the end of the year as prexy and chief operating officer of Time Warner Cable, the nation's largest cable operator serving nearly 12 million…
Alphabet web veteran Jeff Bader has been upped to senior veepee of program planning and scheduling for ABC Entertainment.
Morgan Creek Prods. and Tribune Entertainment are hoping to turn more than a few heads with a new syndie series based on the spine-tingling 1973 horror classic "The Exorcist."
By the grace of Mel go I to the Eye -- that's what shock jock Howard Stern told showbiz journos Tuesday in a teleconference call broadcast as part of his regular nationally syndicated radio show.
"Judge Mills Lane" fell short of a Nielsen K.O. in its debut Monday, but the latest entry into the courtroom TV genre nonetheless has come out swinging.