Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
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…
Two first-year sitcoms have been picked up for additional episodes, with CBS giving a full-season commitment to TriStar TV's "The Nanny," while NBC confirmed punching up additional episodes of its…
KTLA marched off with the Nielsen prize for its coverage of the Rose Parade, garnering the station's highest share in more than a decade despite heavily promoted competition from KTTV.
Universal unleashes what should be a big, slobbering hit with this reasonably entertaining sequel, certainly a more pleasing tale than the one that sired it. Facing relatively weak competition for…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has acquired off-HBO rights to "Tales From the Crypt" and will begin airing back-to-back episodes of the anthology series at 11 p.m. Saturdays starting Jan. 22.
Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and Jane Campion's "The Piano" tied for the most film nominations with six apiece, including best film and director, in the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s 51st…
Add Four Point Entertainment's "Nightmare on Elm Drive: The Menendez Murders, " at NBC, to the list of TV projects being developed related to the high-profile murder trial.
CBS has opted to air the movie "For the Love of Aaron" Jan. 1 opposite primetime college bowl games after scoring big ratings with New Year's-night series premieres two of the previous three years.
Time Warner's Gerald Levin, Sony Corp.'s Michael Schulhof, QVC's Barry Diller and News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch are among the latest industry notables added to the Academy of Television Arts…
CBS will reportedly move "In the Heat of the Night" into its vacant 9 p.m. Wednesday hour starting Jan. 12, replacing the venerable MGM TV drama with "How'd They Do That?" Thursdays at 8.