Networks and studios are ready to tout new skeds and skeins as well as provide updates on old faves at The Television Critics Association Tour's winter press gathering at the Renaissance Hotel.
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A&E Network is developing a two-hour telefilm about Bette Davis to be penned by Pulitzer, Tony and Oscar winner Alfred Uhry ("Driving Miss Daisy").
HBO's "Sex and the City" will call it quits after the show's sixth season, with the skein's final episode airing early next year. Twenty half-hour episodes of the Emmy-winning show will be produced…
Universal Television Group execs, led by chairman Michael Jackson, emerged from their presentations at the TV Critics press tour chanting the mantra, "If you build it they will come."
Cable networks are looking to poker, sex and single girls to help maintain the momentum gained by the cable sector with original programming in 2002.
CNN News Group topper Walter Isaacson has downplayed ongoing reports that the network is in the throes of an ageist purge of its on-air lineup.
With ratings for repeats headed south faster than the Dow, NBC will try to pump up its quotient of original programming next summer by launching a handful of scripted entertainment series during the…
Hoping to build on momentum from the show's Emmy nominations and fall DVD release, Fox will air the upcoming season premiere of "24" without commercial interruption.
Fox cleaned up at Sunday's 18th annual Television Critics Assn. Awards, snagging five mentions, including program of the year for the real-time drama "24."
Marketing issues took centerstage as four of the broadcast nets met with reporters at the Television Critics Assn. press tour last week.
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