The WB's "Popstars" hit a high ratings note in its initial outing Friday night, delivering what's likely the netlet's highest rating ever for the time period.
It's come down to the wire, but -- barring any last-minute surprises -- UPN is expected today to seal a deal with Chris-Craft that would keep the netlet on the air in major markets such as New York…
Leaving little room for optimism, the programming heads of seven major television studios declared Saturday that a writers strike may now be inevitable.
What a difference a Wednesday makes. Fox has shown just how competitive a primetime player it could be with a little circulation on its weakest night, as last week's big premieres of "Temptation…
NBC president Bob Wright confirmed in an internal memo to staffers on Friday that the company will reduce its 6,000-strong workforce by 5%-10% (Daily Variety, Jan. 12).
When the 1960 theatrical hit "Elmer Gantry" first ran on network TV, the entire subplot featuring Shirley Jones in her Academy Award-winning performance as a prostitute was chopped because it clashed…
Returning to television, Sidney Lumet again offers up his take on cops and courtrooms. But despite a solid leading perf from Alan Arkin and the inherent appeal of Manhattan mayhem, the cabler's…
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sushma Swaraj will meet the French ambassador to India Monday regarding programs shown on Fashion TV (FTV).
Hollywood is taking a lesson in swing as it prepares to throw an inauguration bash for President-elect George W. Bush, headlining country stars Asleep at the Wheel and Lee Ann Womack.
Pubcaster Doordarshan (DD) has begun the hunt for its new head. CEO R.R. Shah is on an extended term as topper, and a new nominee is needed for the top post.