NBC's fall schedule demonstrates the network is willing to aggressively challenge other webs' strongest shows in an effort to break out of third place. Now, it's up to viewers to cooperate.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal with Columbia Pictures TV on a two-year renewal of the comedy "Married ... With Children," the only surviving series from the initial April 1987 prime time…
"Good Morning America's" week of remotes from New Zealand produced a series of "g'days," as the ABC morning show easily won the May 3-7 week for Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings.
ABC has finally set a long-in-the-works deal with Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. calling for the couple to develop series and specials for the network (Daily Variety, April 14).
The ability of networks to keep affiliates from preempting programs came into question again Wednesday, as the CBS owned-and-operated station in New York took steps to bump the network for preseason…
Larry Hagman is reportedly preparing to saddle up for another ride into the oil fields of prime time, starring in a series of movies for NBC in advance of an eventual one-hour series.
Credit ABC with another provocative exercise in television-for-people-who-don't-like-television -- a six-hour "event series" that makes "Twin Peaks" look like "Mayberry R.F.D." Scheduling this show…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has extended early series pickups for next season to two pilots: Warner Bros. TV's drama "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." and the Lorimar TV comedy "My Girls," starring…
ABC announced Tuesday a dozen movies and three miniseries ordered for next season, including the previously announced Stephen King adaptation "The Stand," which will now be produced as an eight-hour…
NBC OFFICIALS, who had never acknowledged previously that the network's shows were locked into time periods, proudly told advertisers in March that only one of its prime time half-hours is spoken for…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will double-run repeats of "Beverly Hills, 90210" through the summer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting June 1.