A California Court of Appeal has upheld a $7.3 million judgment awarded to writer-producer Sandy Veith, who claimed "Northern Exposure" was based on a project he created. The opinion, presented…
Major Aussie producer-distrib Beyond has at last put an Oz program onto U.S. primetime network TV.
Confirming an earlier report (Daily Variety, June 12), Scripps Howard Prods. and Corymore Prods. announced Thursday that Angela Lansbury will star in the CBS vidpic "Mrs. Pollifax."
A high-tech, low-key investigation like some of those undertaken by Scully and Mulder on "The X-Files" changed the Vancouver-to-Los Angeles pipeline of the show's post-production system two years…
CBS Sports has formed a new unit to tap expanding advertiser interest in program tie-ins. CBS Sports Properties will be headed by Keith Ritter, newly hired as senior VP of marketing for the Eye web's…
UPN is contemplating dividing its entertainment division into current programming and development teams for the first time, and the netlet is making a slew of personnel changes.
A risky, unknown choice when hired to play cerebral, skeptical Special Agent Dana Scully, Gillian Anderson is becoming a ubiquitous pop-culture presence, cresting with her Emmy Award win as drama…
Although "X"-philes may be reluctant to believe it, "The X-Files" is hardly the first show in primetime to use the paranormal and the supernatural as a driving theme. It goes back to at least the…
From its beginnings, "The X-Files" was as much a product of circumstances as of meticulous planning led by creator-producer Chris Carter.
Bob Holmes has signed an exclusive two-year production deal to remain with NBC as executive in charge of production.
NBC's Saturday rookie "Sleepwalkers" has gotten off to a drowsy start in preliminary Nielsens for Nov. 1, limiting the NBC lineup to a modest adults 18-49 victory from the premiere of its…