As April turns to May this week, network execs are huddling in screening sessions and debates over the pilots in contention for series orders to be unveiled in less that two weeks during the…
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner had a prosperous pilot season in setting up two big dramas, Fox's "Almost Human" and NBC's "Believe." So did Bill Lawrence's Doozer banner, with comedies on Fox…
The fuzzy picture for next season's series pickups will clear up a little this week as the broadcast nets begin their formal pilot screenings.
New blood and lots of laughs were among the notable trends emerging from the 39 new comedy and drama series ordered by the broadcast nets for the 2012-13 season.
Local weekly offlot production declined 26% last week, mostly due to TV pilot season shooting starting later this year.
The move to merge Hollywood's performer unions is getting another boost from pilot season.
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…