EXCLUSIVEEmmy Award-winning director-producer Scott Winant ("thirtysomething," "My So-Called Life") is developing several new drama and comedy pilots for fall under his company Twilight Time Films.
Riding high with a reinvigorated Saturday-morning children's slate, ABC will add a TV spinoff of Disney's 1997 animated feature "Hercules" to its kidvid lineup in the fall (Daily Variety, July 30).
Veteran comedy producers John Moffitt and Pat Tourk Lee have been tapped as executive producers of King World Prods.' syndie revival of "Hollywood Squares."
"The Magnificent Seven" and the Nebraska 11 have blitzed the Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Nielsens competition, putting CBS atop the weeklong primetime standings in households. NBC remained in charge of the adults…
USA Network and its sister Sci-Fi Channel have jointly acquired a package of 28 theatrical drama, sci-fi and horror titles -- a few of them genre classics -- from the vaults of MGM Domestic TV…
In keeping with holiday tradition, ratings for most syndie shows took a dive in the week before Christmas and the first day of Hanukkah.
A pregnant woman and at least eight other people were injured Thursday when audience bleacher seats collapsed on the set of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight strip "Vibe."
CNBC is shaking up its weekend evening schedule -- making room for more entertainment. The cabler will bow a French adventure series on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m., Daily Variety has learned.
Veteran TV scriptwriters like Susan Silver of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and Lee Kalcheim of "The Odd Couple" and "All in the Family" will offer tips on writing sitcom scripts at a Jan. 14 seminar…