Maintaining that its May sweeps win establishes "a level playing field" for next fall, NBC officials crowed over their record ninth consecutive May crown while CBS and ABC battled down to the wire in…
Reminiscent of old Hollywood, this uneven comedy is probably more interesting for the off-screen grist it provided the tabloid mill than anything on-camera. Still, with its undeniable "feel-good"…
Lorimar TV remains the 800-pound gorilla of prime time, with 13 series set for next fall on the three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co., even as network in-house production continues to squeeze…
Fox Broadcasting Co., preaching patience with new series, said it will still extend 13-episode orders to most of its new series, bucking the move by some of the full-grown webs to short-order their…
Producer Leonard Hill has made longtime associate Joel Fields a partner in his independent production company, changing the name from Leonard Hill Films to Hill-Fields Entertainment.
Frank Lupo reportedly will become an exec producer next fall on CBS' "Walker, Texas Ranger," in the process cutting in Columbia Pictures TV -- where Lupo has an overall deal -- as a partner on the…
If no news is good news, what sort of news is too much news?
Fox Broadcasting Co. is expected to add eight new series totaling six hours of programming next fall, in the process shuffling or shelving a number of established reality shows and returning 10-11…
Producer Judith Polone is severing ties to Hearst Entertainment with seven months remaining on her contract and will go the independent route, taking several projects in development with her.
After all the hype about unbridled sexuality, ratings board confrontations and last-minute reshooting, "Sliver" proves all flash and no sizzle -- an uninspired thriller that simply changes gender on…
NBC and ABC were tied through three weeks of the May sweeps, with an 11.7 rating each, before "Cheers" turned the lights out on any suspense in the monthlong ratings survey.