WABC is getting ready for life after Bill Beutel. The veteran anchor hasn't announced any plans to retire from the news biz -- or even reduce his role as the lead 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor for the…
Impressively mounted WWII drama offers masterful combat footage but is undermined by a hackneyed, anachronistic script. June 27 slot on HBO should attract an older audience, although over-50s may be…
Canadian producer Filmline Intl. has come on board the TV drama series "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," transforming the project from a British-American co-venture into a Canadian-British…
CBS News has officially vetoed Susan Molinari's career at the network. As expected, (Daily Variety, June 23), the network announced Tuesday that the former congresswoman has been dumped as anchor of…
What parents want, Showtime wants to deliver. And what parents want, Showtime research shows, is original programming for their kids.
Universal TV and Atlas Entertainment are pitching the USA Network on a series version of the Bruce Willis/Brad Pitt sci-fi thriller "12 Monkeys."
NBC has won the June 15-21 week with its lowest rating ever in a week not disrupted by political conventions, the Olympics or the July 4 holiday.
Cable subscribers treated A&E's warts-and-all "Biography" special on Ozzie & Harriet Sunday night like a real-life version of "The Truman Show," making it the highest-rated "Biography" episode in the…
After two weeks on the air, syndie newcomers "The Magic Hour" and "Forgive or Forget" are fighting an uphill battle for viewers against more established latenight and daytime TV fare.
"NewsRadio" is poised to take the "Designing Women" route to its syndication afterlife this fall.
On July 1, Turner Network Television will launch a feed for affiliates in the Pacific time zone, allowing bicoastal uniformity in viewing times.