Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
NBC will shuffle its Tuesday comedy block again next month, moving the Disney sitcom "The Good Life" to 8 p.m. and bringing back Castle Rock's "The Second Half" to round out the hour.
Pilot orders continue to gradually fly out of network hangars, with more than 60 series hopefuls now on tap from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co.
For all the posturing and complaining that preceded it, the Carsey-Werner Co. and ABC came to terms rather quickly on a renewal of "Roseanne" that will extend the high-rated sitcom three more years…
Producer Daniel L. Paulson and literary agent Bill Burns have formed a unique arrangement that will allow them to simultaneously generate TV movies and books derived from the same fact-based material.
CBS has acquired rights to a "Wyatt Earp" featurization -- culled from the original TV series -- that the network plans to air this summer, timed to the June release of Warner Bros.' "Wyatt Earp"…
"Good Morning America" moved back ahead in the morning race for the Feb. 7-11 Nielsen week, while "Late Show With David Letterman" continued its torrid latenight pace.
What's come to be known as the "lesbian kiss" episode of "Roseanne" has been scheduled to air March 1 -- the last Tuesday of the February sweeps -- but it will carry a parental advisory.
Richard M. Heller has been named president of television at Lee Rich Prods., the TV and feature film production company.
Harkening back to the old days of KABC-TV -- which once offered a 3-D swimsuit edition of "Eye on L.A."-- ABC struts out babes in bikinis for the February sweeps to give the guys an alternative to…