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"…
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…
CBS has tightened its grip on the lead in primetime Nielsen households, with a lopsided Jan. 11-17 victory that was the highest weeklong rating of any net this season. NBC topped Fox in the key…