The broadcast webs scrambled Wednesday to keep up with fast-changing events in Washington, where the focus shifted at midday from the historic impeachment proceedings to the air strikes over Iraq.
Despite the economic slowdown, plans for two new television channels in Southeast Asia are under way.
Henninger Prods., an active supplier of nonfiction programming to cable networks, has more than tripled its production budget, jumping from about $1 million this year to $3.5 million in 1999.
Most daytime syndie yakkers hit the skids in the first full week after the November sweep, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report for the week ended Dec. 6.
Cristina Saralegui, the Oprah Winfrey of Hispanic TV, has signed a long-term programming deal with nationwide Spanish-lingo radio net Radio Unica.
UPN has ordered for midseason the half-hour animated comedy "Home Movies" from the producers of "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist."
NBC's revised Tuesday lineup generated mixed ratings results Dec. 15, with "3rd Rock from the Sun" still gathering no Nielsen moss at 8 p.m., but "NewsRadio" and "Will & Grace" managing some progress…
Aaron Spelling will receive the Chairman's Award from the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors when the org holds its annual banquet on Jan. 17.
Former "Friends" executive story editors Jeffrey Astrof and Michael Sikowitz have returned to the Warner Bros. TV fold under a four-year overall production and development deal worth $10 million.
Travolta ponders next pix Aiming to act in three films — and earn at least $60 million — in 1999, John Travolta is circling a number of upcoming projects. For spring, Travolta and his…
NBC has pulled ahead of the adults 18-49 pack in Dec. 7-13 primetime Nielsen results, but the Peacock couldn't outrun CBS in households and finished the week in a tie with the Eye. In adults 18-49…
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