Home & Garden TV and the Food Network, both owned by the E.W. Scripps Co., will give birth before the year is out to a new digital cable network called Do-It-Yourself.
Latenight syndie strips "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" have a new lease on life. Columbia TriStar TV Distribution and Buena Vista Television confirmed Monday that they have clinched…
EXCLUSIVECBS is developing an hour drama "Bronx County" with filmmaker Sydney Pollack and a half-hour comedy with actor Brian Benben ("Dream On") and writer/producer Robert Borden ("The Drew Carey…
Elizabeth (Betty) Frazer, a longtime employee of NBC dating back to its radio days, died Jan. 3 of natural causes in Century City. She was 83.
CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather will be pulling double duty in Japan next month. Rather will join CBS Sports' Olympic host Jim Nantz as co-host of the Opening Ceremony at the 1998 Olympic Winter…
While some networks have essentially conceded a February sweeps win to CBS, which will air the Winter Olympics, Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Roth told the Television Critics Assn. press…
The people repeated themselves again and again Sunday night at "The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards" as "ER" was chosen favorite TV drama series for the fourth straight year and "Seinfeld" the…
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).
The Mexican government has awarded 36 new licenses for cable TV in 36 smaller cities where cable has not been available.
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.
EXCLUSIVEHBO has committed to its second-ever episodic drama series, "The Sopranos," a Mob-themed hour for which the Time Warner cabler has purchased 12 episodes, plus the completed pilot, for a…