NBC is expected to place "Rhythm & Blues"--the Twentieth TV sitcom that snagged the coveted time period between "A Different World" and "Cheers"--on hiatus after Oct. 29, the first Thursday of the…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has signed an exclusive TV agreement with actor Nathan Lane and plans to develop a new comedy series around him.
CBS has given a full-season pickup to its new Twentieth TV drama series "Picket Fences," meaning the web has officially extended back-nine orders to four of its seven new shows.
ONCE THE WORLD SERIES and political campaigns are over, television executives will have to begin dealing with a painful truth.
Low West Coast coverage due to baseball depressed CBS' daytime ratings for the Oct. 5-9 Nielsen week, while NBC continues to slide into the cellar of that daypart.
Universal TV, reshaping its producer roster under new management, has augmented its lineup with a half-dozen recent deals and is pressing forward with several new projects--including two…
Psychotic neighbors are the latest riff on the urban paranoia theme, to follow psychotic one-night stands, nannies, cops and roommates. "Consenting Adults" initially seems a little brainier than its…
CBS was breathing a small sigh of relief on Wednesday as Atlanta's thrilling win over Pittsburgh swept a higher-profile team into the World Series with by far the best numbers for any playoff game…
CBS has officially pulled the plug on new Carsey-Werner Co. sitcom "Frannie's Turn," which joins "Angel Street" as a casualty of the web's Saturday lineup.
NBC has confirmed plans to air "Perry Mason" telefilms from 8-10 p.m. Fridays through the November sweeps, as reported (Daily Variety, Oct. 13), as well as a double-pump airing of "The Hard Way"--a…
ONE THING'S FOR CERTAIN: If Sunday's debate was a prototype for a prime time series, the Disneys and Lorimars of the world wouldn't line up to sign deals with George Bush or Bill Clinton.