Off-lot production in Los Angeles County jumped 16.1% in January compared with a year ago, driven by a 38.2% increase in shooting of commercials, an industry trade group has reported.
The FCC on Friday unanimously rejected Sinclair Broadcasting's controversial effort to force the entire television industry -- from set-makers to TV stations -- to reconsider the two-year-old…
Tube tooners fret that with four primetime animation skeins on the air and many more on the horizon, viewers may quickly overdose on animation.
CBS News' "The Early Show" showed signs of life last week, earning its highest ratings and best household delivery since the Bryant Gumbel/Jane Clayson-hosted show premiered three months ago.
In a head-to-head battle of gameshows Wednesday night, ABC effectively played its ace, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," to blunt NBC's "Twenty One," dealing the Peacock gamer its worst Nielsens hand…
Writer-director Sue Kramer has been enlisted to adapt the Kathryn Leigh Scott novel "The Bunny Years" for Touchstone Pictures and has also sold to CBS the 30-minute pilot script "Frankie."
NBC Studios has locked up an exclusive overall deal with writer-producer Remi Aubuchon, currently a scribe on the WB drama "Jack and Jill."
Fox Broadcasting Co. has greenlit a 20th Century Fox Television drama pilot for an "X-Files" spinoff based on the Lone Gunmen characters seen from time to time on the skein (Daily Variety, Jan. 12.)
The number of subscribers to Japan's two direct-to-home satcasters topped the 2 million mark at January's end, the satcasters said Wednesday.
Hungry for a family comedy hit, NBC has given the G-rated midseason laffer "Daddio" the primo 8:30 p.m. Thursday timeslot following "Friends."
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