NBC has pulled the plug on the ill-fated NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," starring David Keith and Bill Nunn, after producing just five of the initially ordered 13 episodes.
Winifred White has been named to the newly created position of VP, movies and miniseries at NBC Prods., overseeing longform production and development at the in-house unit, reporting to exec VP of…
Some day scholars will devote courses to the monstrous box office allure of the original "Home Alone," which, at the time, surprised even Fox. Still, you needn't be able to explain success to know…
NBC's "Today" emerged as the big winner of election week, Nov. 2-6, in daytime and fringe ratings, pulling its best Nielsen survey in more than three years.
Nearly two weeks after Peter Chernin was named chairman of 20th Century Fox's film wing, Fox Broadcasting Co. staffers are still wondering who will replace him.
Will viewers line up to see a five-hour miniseries about the Jackson clan? If so, ABC could break a historic drought when it comes to major sweeps periods.
Stand-up comics who've made the transition to television took center stage at yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, with Garry Shandling and the characteristically outspoken…
Having proven their mettle in two previous June prime time airings, the 20th annual Daytime Emmy Awards telecast is being moved up a month to serve as ABC's closing-night salvo in the May Nielsen…
FOR THOSE CRITICS WHO LAMENTED the abandonment of older viewers at the start of the 1992-93 television season, guess what? The older viewers are being recognized after all. Despite all the talk…
Paramount Network TV reportedly is in active discussions with Charles/Burrows/Charles and star Ted Danson to belly up to the bar for a 12th year of the NBC comedy "Cheers," which many had assumed was…
Tony Jonas has been promoted to exec VP of creative affairs at Lorimar TV, a new post, with continuing responsibility for drama, comedy and reality series development.