The first week of the new year is usually a seven-day Nielsen celebration for syndicated TV shows, and the week ended Jan. 6 was no different.
Robert Morton, the flamboyant executive producer of David Letterman's latenight series on NBC and CBS from 1987 to 1996, has signed as exec producer of Buena Vista Prods.' "The Wayne Brady Show," the…
Helmer Rod Lurie ("The Contender") is heading back to Washington. ABC has greenlit an hourlong D.C.-set drama pilot from Lurie to be produced by DreamWorks and Touchstone Television.
Handing cablers and their customers a financial leg up in the broadband revolution, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that cable companies are entitled to pay set rates when borrowing space…
It turns out that Chuck Norris isn't just a television star but a psychic: This CBS telepic depicting an attempted terrorist attack on the U.S. by a Saudi national based in Afghanistan was filmed in…
The self-regulated moratorium on blowing things up in movies and entertainment is over. Although "Dead in a Heartbeat" isn't part of the antiterrorist entertainment bandwagon, it does throw caution…
Turner Classic Movies has signed a deal with Richard Schickel, the author and Time magazine movie critic, for a re-edited version of four hourlong episodes of "The Men Who Made the Movies."
Three hours of figure-skating championships on the ABC Family Channel sped to the No. 3 ratings spot on basic cable last week, beaten only by two separate Monday WWF wrestling hours on TNN.