The Wolper Organization and Warner Bros. TV are in the final stages of setting up a deal on two major miniseries -- a continuation of "The Thorn Birds" and a sequel to "North & South"-- with ABC, the…
BE AFRAID. Be very afraid. Many politicians have been accused in recent years of capitalizing on that brilliant ad slogan from David Cronenberg's "The Fly," practicing what's derisively called in…
NBC reportedly is mulling a Friday mystery movie wheel as an option for next fall's schedule, with "Perry Mason" telefilms and a possible revival of the early '80s series "Hart to Hart" among the…
Management and production company 3 Arts Entertainment has renewed a first-look arrangement with HBO Independent Prods. and revved up its television production slate with four pilots ordered and a…
Demonstrating both what's best and most disappointing about George Lucas' meticulously crafted series, this leisurely paced two-hour return squanders the promotional value of a brief cameo by…
George Carlin could turn up in a prime time series next fall on Fox Broadcasting Co., with a pilot being developed by Sam Simon, one of the co-developers and exec producers on "The Simpsons."
Premieres of two new series, ABC's "Sirens" and CBS's "How'd They Do That?," left the competition wondering how they did it Wednesday, as each finished a solid second in its respective time slot.
Ruth Slawson is leaving her post as senior VP of movies and miniseries at NBC , marking the firstmajor exec change since Don Ohlmeyer took over as president of the network's West Coast operations…
In a case in which art may end up imitating advertising, Creative Artists Agency reportedly is trying to translate "Polar Bears"-- one of two dozen commercials the agency masterminded for the…
"Cop Rock," Steven Bochco and William Finkelstein's prescient 1990 ABC series that recently enjoyed an encore run on the Arts & Entertainment network.