In what amounts to a passing of the torch, David L. Wolper has become chairman of the Wolper Organization, shifting the title of president of his production company to his son, Mark, who's been a…
Producer Daniel L. Paulson has entered into a first-look deal at Viacom Prods. to create movies, series and specials for the networks and cable.
Susan Dey will leave the CBS comedy "Love & War" at the end of the season, with the parties citing "creative differences that could not be resolved" between Dey and the show's production company…
NEWS ITEM: The latest Roper Organization survey finds that 69% of Americans, the highest percentage yet, view television as their primary source of news and information.
Roseanne and Tom Arnold have signed with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce the hit ABC sitcom "Roseanne" for a minimum of three more seasons, which would carry TV's top-rated comedy into 1996.
Time Life Television is making its entry into network television with "Time Life's Lost Civilizations," a 10-hour series of documentary specials designed to air on NBC during the 1995-96 season.
Longbow Prods. is following up its recently aired CBS movie "Dying to Love You" with a half-dozen other projects in the works, beginning with another CBS vidpic that will begin production later this…
For those "Poison Ivy" fans who haven't quite exhausted their appetite for psychotic yet seductive teenagers, here comes "The Crush"-- another by-the-numbers thriller longer on suspense than brains…
The Nielsen jury is still out on the much-publicized return of "L.A. Law," as the veteran NBC drama scored its best numbers since early January but fell short of early-season levels before viewers…
CBS has extended its order on the new Lorimar TV reality series "How'd They Do That?" to keep it on through the May sweeps.
CBS tuned up for NCAA basketball Final Four coverage with healthy numbers for last weekend's games, while other wins went to the usual suspects in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for the week…