Producers at ABC's "Home Improvement" have committed to having the program's characters wear seatbelts, a victory for the Entertainment Industries Council, which is trying to persuade all actors to…
CBS News will halt production on "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel" at the end of this month, making it less likely the newsmag will return as a midseason replacement.
Soon-to-launch family net Pax TV has secured country music star Billy Dean to host "It's a Miracle," a one-hour weekly series about real-life miraculous occurrences.
The latest addition to the MTV world network, MTV Russia, is set to launch at midnight on Sept. 25 near Moscow's Kremlin.
NBC has taken its 19th straight primetime Nielsens week in the key demographic of adults 18-49, but CBS stayed first in the traditional measure of households thanks to the Tom Hanks film…
In a deal that was expected, Black Entertainment Television signed Roy Campanella II of Director Circle Filmworks to produce 10 made-for-TV movies (Daily Variety, Aug. 10).
A group of television industry engineers debated Tuesday whether to endorse a standard for the V-chip that would include the ability to block news, sports and commercials not classified under the TV…
Craig Kilborn will be able to leave Comedy Central before his contract runs out, but he might not be able to take all of his trademark bits with him to CBS.
With two pieces of stunt programming starring network comics, cablers had the biggest laugh on Sunday. While CBS won the night overall with a 9.4 rating and 17 share, HBO's "Jerry Seinfeld: I'm…
Claude Brooks, who most recently starred in and acted as a consultant on the Paramount Network Television comedy series "Hitz" for UPN, has inked a one-year, first-look development deal with the…
Edith Wharton's "The Custom of the Country," Ernest Hemingway's "After the Storm" and Lorenzo Carcaterra's "A Safe Place" topline Granada Entertainment USA's first slate of original telefilms for…
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