There's no doubt that Stephen Poliakoff's "Shooting the Past," presented in two 90-minute installments under PBS' "Masterpiece Theater" banner, exerts a powerful pull. The story of a magnificent…
Sci-Fi Channel has greenlit production on "Frank Herbert's Dune," a six-hour miniseries featuring William Hurt.
Longtime "Saturday Night Live" cast member Tim Meadows has signed a deal with SNL Studios to develop a primetime series for NBC.
Not all the fans were in the theaters last week: Enough of them hung around in front of their TV sets to keep "Pokemon" the No. 1 and 2 kids shows on both weekdays and Saturday morning.
On January 8, 1979, People magazine spotlighted an ambitious college-age radio producer named Garth Ancier in the magazine's "Lookout: A guide to the up and coming" section. Over the last 20 years…
Viewer appetite is still growing for "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" 10 nights into its November sweeps run, suggesting ABC's second week of nightly "Millionaire" episodes will pay even bigger…
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is boosting its activities in India.
As the World Wrestling Federation's leglock on the Thursday night grappling wars gets stronger with this season's rookie hit "Smackdown," TBS will shift its own Thursday night wrestling program "WCW…
For Raleigh Studios, there is no in-between. In the city, there's the Hollywood facility, one of the oldest operating studios in the country. It resonates of old Hollywood, the stuff of legendary…
Against the backdrop of the NAACP's continued saber rattling over the lack of diversity in primetime, CBS has inked series development deals with several leading African-American comics, including…
In the post-production biz in L.A. -- and the rest of the country for that matter -- the big guys keep getting bigger and the small guys, well, let's just say they keep getting more important. In an…