Is it just me, or does it seem that primetime has been stampeded lately by a trend in which tight-knit but frightfully unstable Irish families populated by an overabundance of square-jawed cops and…
The History Channel on Wednesday announced a slew of upcoming original documentaries.
Viewers who stumble onto the disarmingly clever "Wonderful World of Disney" entry "A Saintly Switch" might be excused for greeting it with diminished expectations. Here, after all, is yet another of…
Viewership of Tuesday's State of the Union Address by President Clinton dropped roughly 15% from last year on the Big Three nets, despite the unprecedented drama and irony of watching a President…
NBC has confirmed that Paramount Network TV's "Lateline" will return to the schedule in a new Tuesday 8:30 p.m. timeslot March 16 after sitting out the February sweeps period (Daily Variety, Jan. 20).
Actor David James Elliott, star of CBS' fast-growing drama "JAG," has formed his own production company, Firefly Prods., and has inked a first-look deal with Paramount Network TV to develop telefilms.
Arts cabler Bravo announced its first-ever miniseries, the $20 million, eight-hour "The Count of Monte Cristo."
Actress Salma Hayek has inked a two-year, first-look deal to create TV shows in English for Columbia TriStar TV and in Spanish for the Sony-run Telemundo network.
For the first time, cablers grabbed all the telepic/miniseries nominations from the American Society of Cinematographers, with HBO nabbing three of the five; though the broadcast networks were shut…
Christina Applegate and French Stewart will host "TV Guide Awards," which will air 8-10 p.m. Feb. 1 on the Fox network.
ABC will debut the midseason drama "Strange World" in a special sneak preview Monday, March 8, at 10 p.m. before moving the show to the 10 p.m. Tuesday slot March 9 for four weeks, while "NYPD Blue"…