Michael Jacobs, brought in earlier to consult on Disney's "The Sinbad Show", has been named an exec producer on the Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom, joining the original tandem of Gary Murphy and Larry…
Two months ago, this space ran a column mocking the explosion of fictitious new cable channels by the year 1999.
CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" kept plenty of viewers up past their bedtime Monday, grabbing numbers comparable to the premiere of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" back in May 1992.
Fox Inc. has christened its new basic cable service FX, saying the general entertainment network will seek to interact with viewers through such devices as live on-air hosts and a daily live…
This video chronicle of Robert Downey Jr.'s trip to the 1992 Democratic National Convention wants to issue a call-to-arms to "generation X" but plays like a pretentious vanity piece as much as a…
The 1993-94 television season qualifies as unusual before a single overnight rating rolls in, with latenight and Capitol Hill politicking stealing headlines from the usual preseason speculation about…
"Phenom"-- James L. Brooks' second sitcom under his multiseries deal with the network gets one of TV's best times, between "Full House" and "Roseanne."
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." lassoed healthy ratings in Nielsen overnights on Friday, finishing second with its 8-10 p.m. premiere. The Warner Bros.
Although ABC's wrestling match with affiliates over "NYPD Blue" has grabbed headlines, it's not the only network facing such scuffles, with word that NBC outlet KYW-TV in Philadelphia will bump the…
Mel Gibson's directing debut reinforces his status as a genuinely fine actor, a fact often lost amid the explosions and car crashes in the "Lethal Weapon" and "Mad Max" trilogies. This simple, sappy…
Republic Pictures Prods., fresh off a recapitalization of the company, is pressing forward with a TV movie slate that includes two projects in production, a third on order and eight more in active…