Don Ohlmeyer, exec producer of NBC Sports from 1977 until 1982, gets the opportunity to return to the network in a somewhat different capacity: as president of NBC, West Coast, a newly created title…
ABC, looking to give spring tryouts to a number of backup and benched series, has announced lineup changes for March affecting five nights of programming.
Jack Klugman's game performance despite recent throat surgery added a poignant touch to Monday's splendid one-time-only revival of Neil Simon's defining play, to benefit the National Actors Theatre…
Leave it to the Disney marketing machine to dust off a venerable nature film like 1963's "The Incredible Journey" and wed it with "Look Who's Talking," creating a sprightly little entertainment that…
Walt Disney Studios is getting into the Sinbad business, making a television series and motion picture deal with the popular comic.
TELL ALL THOSE CHICKEN LITTLES out there they can stop yelling: The day they've been speaking about has finally arrived, and the sky is falling on the old-fashioned system of network television.
Despite another one-sided contest, the resurgence of Dallas as "America's team" won over America, as metered-market ratings for NBC's Super Bowl XXVII telecast jumped 9% over last year, with a shot…
Barry Kemp has resigned as exec producer of the first-year Universal TV-ABC comedy series "Delta," citing "professional differences"--apparently with star and co-exec producer Delta Burke.
NBC is reportedly in discussions with actor Gene Wilder to star in a pilot with the hope of developing a half-hour sitcom for next fall.
Lured by the initial success of both Paramount and Warner Bros. with their firstrun action series, MCA TV and Columbia Pictures TV Distribution are both reportedly planning major syndicated offerings…
ABC has ordered four additional episodes of the Roseanne and Tom Arnold-produced sitcom "The Jackie Thomas Show"--bringing its total order to 18 installments--despite its spotty recent performance in…