If pilot orders can be viewed as at-bats in the game of prime time series, then the major studios -- despite increased network activity -- still have the best slugging percentage.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is in the process of changing the relationship between its executive committee and board of governors, with the full membership to vote on whether to expand…
ABC has renewed the Universal TV "Coach" through the 1994-95 season with a total of 50 episodes -- securing a long-term companion for "Home Improvement," which already has been picked up through the…
Several projects were notable by their absence from this year's development presentations, among them "Showroom"-- an ABC show starring Steve Guttenberg from executive producer Glenn Gordon Caron…
Michael Jaffe Films has acquired rights from several women involved in a class-action lawsuit against the Georgia prison system and is developing the project as a TV movie for ABC.
NBC West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer yesterday espoused to media buyers a "big tent theory" that forgoes advertiser-friendly young demographics in favor of "a relentless pursuit of eyeballs."
Youth-oriented Fox Broadcasting Co. is determined to expand its reach beyond 18- to 34-year-olds, with chairman Lucie Salhany reiterating to media buyers her publicly stated goal of ranking first…
THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION and Radio just concluded its 10th annual Los Angeles television festival, which often consists of stars and producers from great old TV series sitting around reminiscing…
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert told visiting advertisers that next season his network "shouldn't be counted out of any race -- demographic or household."
Top-rated CBS will target Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with its development for next fall, which includes eight pilots -- or roughly a third of those presented to visiting advertisers -…
Continuing prime time's fascination with musical acts in general and rap in particular, TriStar TV has nailed down Hammer for a Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom pilot.