Paxson Communications has enlisted TV marketing maven Steve Sohmer to spearhead the promo blitz for the launch of its Pax Net web this summer.
"The Magic Hour" pulled a lackluster 1.8 national Nielsen household rating average in its first week on the air, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report for the week ended June 14.
Ponch and Jon are pulling the choppers and mirrored sunglasses out of storage -- "CHiPs" is ready to roll again, with a reunion telefilm set for an October bow on cabler TNT.
Bill Frank, a veteran Chris-Craft/United Television exec who played a key role in the growth of the TV station group over the past two decades, is leaving the company at the end of the year.
KTLA owner Tribune Co. has inked a deal to sell the station's historic Sunset Boulevard studios and lot to Santa Monica-based M. David Paul Development, which plans to build an office tower on the…
Michael Bonner has been named veepee of business development for Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting.
They loved him in Baltimore, Seattle, Cleveland and Salt Lake City. They took notice in L.A. and San Francisco, but afternoon channel-surfers in Gotham and Chi were less enthusiastic about the…
"NewsRadio" is poised to take the "Designing Women" route to its syndication afterlife this fall.
After two weeks on the air, syndie newcomers "The Magic Hour" and "Forgive or Forget" are fighting an uphill battle for viewers against more established latenight and daytime TV fare.
Burbank-based indie production company Popular Arts Entertainment is expanding its operations, opening a Gotham office and enlisting veteran TV producer Dick Schmidt to oversee development efforts on…