Madonna's Maverick Television Co. has entered into a wide-ranging arrangement with the ABC network and ABC Prods. to develop and produce all forms of television, including series, longform…
Those perplexed to see so many seemingly successful reality series kept off prime time schedules next fall need only see an estimate of network advertising rates to understand why.
Paramount Network TV has completed a near-perfect pilot-to-series ratio on its 1993-94 development crop with confirmation of pickups on sitcoms "Sister, Sister" from ABC and "Big Wave Dave's" from…
NBC expects to have sales figures and ratings early this week on "Mall of America," the one-hour home-shopping pilot that aired last Friday on over 100 affiliates, reaching nearly 70% of the U.S.
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert paused during his presentation to affiliates Thursday to make a policy statement about TV violence -- namely, that the web will work to keep levels to "an…
About a third of ABC stations indicated they may be reluctant to air the Steven Bochco Prods. drama "NYPD Blue" in its present form, according to a show of hands at the network's business affiliate…
ABC had another good week in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for May 31 to June 4, winning in early morning and late night while again finishing within a tenth of CBS in the daytime derby.
President Clinton suffered another one of those little embarrassing moments at the kickoff to ABC's annual affiliate meeting.
They smile in your face, all the time, they wanna preempt your rotten, struggling shows ... the affiliates. Or something like that.
Multimedia Motion Pictures is quietly stepping up its longform production activity, with a dozen hours ordered and at least 30 more in development at broadcast and cable networks.