NBC has tapped "Saturday Night Live" exec producer Lorne Michaels to create a new series to fill the hole left by the departure of "Late Night" host David Letterman, whose move to CBS was finally…
Steven Bochco and William Finkelstein will return to "L.A. Law" as exec producers on the series, NBC announced yesterday, replacing John Tinker and John Masius after less than a season on the NBC…
NBC News president Michael Gartner yesterday denied that an exclusive "Dateline NBC" interview with Amy Fisher was tied into the web's telefilm on the story and said the elevation of Jeff Zucker to…
NBC, whose executives were looking for ways to take some attention away from the David Letterman story, announced new sitcom projects in the works with "Cheers' " George Wendt and former "Night…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board of governors -- reacting to severe media criticism and ABC's upcoming TV awards show--has approved a number of major procedural changes in the…
CBS/Broadcasting Group president Howard Stringer, while stressing that the deal to land David Letterman is "still a big if," said yesterday that the network will pull out all the stops to get…
IF TELEVISION CRITICS seem a bit nervous at this month's twice-annual dog-and-pony show with the various networks, they have reason to be.
William Devane, about to conclude nine years on the CBS primetime soap "Knots Landing," has inked a deal to star in and possibly produce a new series for ABC.
CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky said he's "very confident" that when the smoke clears his network will land David Letterman for a new late night show.
Les Hinton, recently named to the expanded seven-member board of Fox Inc., has been given the new position of chairman-CEO of Fox News, placing him over both news president Van Gordon Sauter and Fox…
This will be the final season of "Knots Landing," the long-running serial currently in its 14th year on the web, CBS and Lorimar TV have confirmed.