Vice President Al Gore skewered the competition for "Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday, while Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "The Chevy Chase Show" took a 28% fall in its second outing.
Kim Basinger finds herself boxed up after all in this vehicle about a female bank robber, which isn't bad but just gets where it's going very slowly. With Basinger and Val Kilmer generating little…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
August has been a rough month for CBS sitcoms, with sources saying network officials have indicated that two in-house shows, "The Building" and "The Boys," won't be extended beyond their initial…
E! Entertainment Television has inked a deal with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to televise the technical portion of the Primetime Emmy Awards as a two-hour special, "The Creative Arts…
Producer Eric Schotz's LMNO Prods. continues to increase its supply of reality programming to CBS and to push forward with other projects, including a "minimovie" concept that's been discussed with…
When Fox Broadcasting Co. nettled Hollywood residents by paying to have the Hollywood sign read "Fox" in advance of its 1987 primetime premiere, it set the tone for a program service that has taken…
Arnold Shapiro Prods., known as a maker of socially-relevant programming, is following that path again as an adjunct to the anti-violence debate -- with plans for a four-hour syndicated documentary…
Viacom has confirmed the appointment of Perry Simon to the newly created post of president, Viacom Television, West Coast, overseeing all network TV production for the Viacom Entertainment Group.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has voted two Emmys to HBO for outstanding individual achievement in animation and three more for achievement in special visual effects.
"Nightline" won the last week of the pre-Letterman era in latenight, edging "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in Nielsen daytime and fringe results for Aug. 23-27.