Although the Carsey-Werner Co. owns the ABC hit "Roseanne," exec producer Tom Arnold reiterated the company's position that no deals will be made without consulting him and wife Roseanne Arnold, the…
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Richard Frank clearly set the tone for Tuesday's Superhighway Summit at UCLA in his opening remarks, saying, "Everyone is guessing and groping" as to…
The Superhighway Summit proved to be the media circus it was expected to be, with Vice President Al Gore as the ringmaster.
The networks geared up for the National Football League playoffs with big season-closing ratings Jan. 2, while status quo reigned in Nielsen daytime and fringe standings for Dec. 27-31.
ABC will initiate renewal negotiations this week with the Carsey-Werner Co. regarding "Roseanne," ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert said Monday.
The Wayans clan is continuing its push to become television's version of the Jackson family as the two youngest members, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, will star in an NBC sitcom pilot that would fulfill a…
Call this one "The Nightmare After Christmas." Obnoxious, snide and pointless , this ill-fated spoof carries the bonus of being as crude and gamy as the hold of an old fishing barge. Still, that…
PBS plans to schedule Ken Burns' 18-hour-plus epic "Baseball" over two weeks in late September, the same window where the service premiered the documentary filmmaker's record-breaking "The Civil War"…
Producer Allan B. Schwartz will relocate to Chapel Hill, N.C., to become exec VP of Sinclair Prods., a newly formed production unit of the Sinclair Institute.
Amid reports that Howard Stern is no longer in the running for the Fox latenight slot, affiliates say they want the 11 p.m.-midnight hour back temporarily until the weblet can find a permanent…
Working a bit too hard to send the crowd into a frenzy, the action in this basketball-oriented yarn isn't exactly fantastic, but it is mildly entertaining. Still, with the limited star power in its…