Since doing research for his 1981 film "Prince of the City," veteran director Sidney Lumet has wanted to delve into the world of the prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused who inhabit New York's…
After a summer of tribal councils and final answers, network television's ready to get back into the business of shows-- the kind with scripts and stars and no promise of a million-dollar payoff.
It's a long way from directing Leonardo DiCaprio on a Thai beach to the slums of Manchester, but Danny Boyle is returning to his roots. In his first outing since "The Beach," Boyle has signed up to…
Last season, Fox got off to an exceedingly rocky start but righted itself significantly with two midseason successes: "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Titus." The last several years, in fact, have seen…
ABC is trying to make it easier for advertisers to spend money by creating "ABC Unlimited," an integrated sales and market unit that will offer one-stop shopping for broadcast TV, cable, syndication…
Rainbow Media's MetroChannels -- a network of channels catering to the Tri-State region -- has announced a new round-the-clock special, "Full Frontal Fashion," to air Sept. 14-24.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That seems to be the motto for many returning hit shows this fall. While there are a few cast changes here and there to spice things up, the major plot twists are…
One week after the "Survivor" tsunami passed through, CBS held up pretty well, and ABC reclaimed the ratings lead, but it was the youngest nets that really shined.
The last bastion of public television in Europe may be about to give way to commercial TV. The Austrian government has hired German research company L&S Radio Communications to search for unused…
Distribs of off-network programs are bracing themselves for a pivotal fall season.
Microsoft's WebTV Networks has struck a deal with CBS, its first major primetime interactive programming alliance with a television network.