Subject that in most TV movies would spotlight slighted mother takes a welcome twist in "Unwed Father." Nina Shengold's script shows a lot of sense, before what some viewers might consider a happy…
Actors Rip Torn ("The Larry Sanders Show"), Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne") and Mara Wilson ("Mrs. Doubtfire") are starring in the new two-hour telefilm "Balloon Farm" for ABC's Sunday franchise "The…
An adventure thriller centered on preventing the crash of a jumbo jet is certainly not a unique concept, but the CBS telepic "Final Descent" surprises with a few truly original plot situations that…
In the first head-to-head Wednesday series battle between the Big Three, NBC's 8-9 p.m. sitcom block bombed, boosting ABC and CBS that hour. But the debut of NBC's new 9:30 p.m. sitcom "Working"…
The war between south-of-the-border soapmeisters has entered a new era.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame ceremony, which has had a difficult time in recent years finding networks willing to telecast it, has inked an agreement with Showtime to run…
Aussie film and TV producer-distrib Becker Entertainment on Thursday unveiled its first co-production in the large but elusive market of China.
Outgoing Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt said Thursday it is a mistake to threaten NBC's licenses because of the Peacock web's refusal to air the new TV content code.
Encore Media Group has expanded its agreement with Miramax to include a commitment to take all Miramax label titles on an exclusive basis, boosting the overall number of firstrun titles airing on…
Paramount has become the fifth Hollywood studio to ink a lucrative, long-term pay and pay-per-view output deal with Sogecable, Spain's leading digital TV player.
Webs have bestowed full-season pickups on five more shows. NBC has ordered another nine episodes of "Veronica's Closet" and "Just Shoot Me," while ABC has given the nod to its highest-rated freshman…