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 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.
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…
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…
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"…
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…
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.
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…
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…