The play "Execution of Justice," written by Emily Mann in the mid-'80s, was an effort to make sense of a jury verdict that confounded a country and caused a riot in San Francisco. Screenwriter…
Comedian Lynne Koplitz has signed a talent-holding deal with NBC in the low-six figures.
The battle of the dueling Jesus projects has now reached papal proportions. NBC put its religious-themed telepic "Mary, Mother of Jesus" on the air first, but CBS has the Pope on its side.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.2 Share: 20 Viewers (Millions): 18.0 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 3.6 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 18.2 Network: CBS
Madam Secretary3Rating: 1.9 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 14.3 Network: CBS
Syndication's second week of sweeps spelt good news for most syndicators with a slew of stunts, promotions and advertising boosting most talkers and courtshows to new season highs for the week of…
Flying monkeys swooped down and led the TBS Superstation to basic cable's largest theatrical audience every, with Sunday's network premiere of "The Wizard of Oz."
For both Regis Philbin and taxman John Carpenter, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" continues to pay off.
Food Network is serving up "TV Guide Celebrity Dish."
WNBC will try to stamp the "New York Magazine Awards" on the mass-audience map by televising the ceremony for the first time since the mag began handing out prizes in 1996.
Forget football. The ratings powerhouse that's keeping ABC in firm control of the opening night of the Nielsen week is no longer ''Monday Night Football'' but Monday night "Millionaire.''
This week's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"/"Angel" crossover stunt captures all of the emotional highs and lows that one comes to expect around the holidays -- and sweeps. Granted it's a stunt in the…