The "Unsolved Mysteries" team of John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer attempt to uncover a mystery of a different sort in this would-be series pilot masquerading as a one-shot summer special: Just how…
NBC has taken its 19th straight primetime Nielsens week in the key demographic of adults 18-49, but CBS stayed first in the traditional measure of households thanks to the Tom Hanks film…
With two pieces of stunt programming starring network comics, cablers had the biggest laugh on Sunday. While CBS won the night overall with a 9.4 rating and 17 share, HBO's "Jerry Seinfeld: I'm…
CBS News will halt production on "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel" at the end of this month, making it less likely the newsmag will return as a midseason replacement.
A group of television industry engineers debated Tuesday whether to endorse a standard for the V-chip that would include the ability to block news, sports and commercials not classified under the TV…
In a deal that was expected, Black Entertainment Television signed Roy Campanella II of Director Circle Filmworks to produce 10 made-for-TV movies (Daily Variety, Aug. 10).
An innovative series of shows featuring the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and performances by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma leads the race this year for the Gemini Awards, Canada's equivalent of the…
Producers at ABC's "Home Improvement" have committed to having the program's characters wear seatbelts, a victory for the Entertainment Industries Council, which is trying to persuade all actors to…
Soon-to-launch family net Pax TV has secured country music star Billy Dean to host "It's a Miracle," a one-hour weekly series about real-life miraculous occurrences.
Showtime has landed the exclusive rights -- estimated at $5 million -- to the next Evander Holyfield fight, which Don King Prods. has announced for Sept. 19 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.