Producer Daniel L. Paulson and literary agent Bill Burns have formed a unique arrangement that will allow them to simultaneously generate TV movies and books derived from the same fact-based material.
For all the posturing and complaining that preceded it, the Carsey-Werner Co. and ABC came to terms rather quickly on a renewal of "Roseanne" that will extend the high-rated sitcom three more years…
The full 10-member U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has agreed to consider whether laws against "indecent" broadcast and cable programming are constitutional.
There were rumors that La Toya would show up, but she didn't. There were rumors Elizabeth Taylor wouldn't show up, but she did. The crowd gave Michael a five-minute standing ovation on his entrance…
Lifetime is about to pony up about $ 16.4 million for the cable rights to the 164 half-hours of "Designing Women," making it the channel's biggest rerun-sitcom purchase.
The wounds that have yet to heal between ABC, certain affiliates and advertisers over "NYPD Blue" may be reopened with the network's decision to air an episode of "Roseanne" in which the title…
The Federal Communications Commission will vote today to cut cable TV rates beyond the industrywide average 10% rollbacks adopted last year.
Kim Paul Friedman, who has been exec producer of KTTV's "Good Day L.A." morning show since it premiered last June, resigned Friday with the two-hour program languishing in last place.
Pilot orders continue to gradually fly out of network hangars, with more than 60 series hopefuls now on tap from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co.
Adding a twist to the trend of broadcasters merging with or creating their own programming and production ventures, Ellis Communications has acquired Raycom Inc., the nation's largest indie producer…
Wink Martindale is going interactive. The veteran gameshow host has signed on with the Family Channel cable network as host of "Shuffle: The Interactive Game" and "Boggle: The Interactive Game,"…