Sela Ward --- who starred for six seasons on the NBC drama "Sisters" --- and her as-yet-unnamed production company have pacted with Citadel Entertainment to develop TV movies and independent film…
ABC today is expected to announce the appointment of Preston Padden as president of the ABC television network, as previously reported (Daily Variety, May 12).
"The Odyssey" proved a successful journey Sunday night for NBC, burning up the 37 metered markets with a 19.3 rating/28 share overnight Nielsen average. But even a third dimension couldn't push "3rd…
HBO, which in August premieres "Oz," its first conventional drama series, has purchased an unspecified number of episodes of the historical drama "The Founding Fathers" from producers Oliver Stone…
Network signal vendor PrimeTime 24 challenged broadcasters Monday to a test of signal strength.
ABC Entertainment took steps to remake its ailing primetime schedule, shelving more than a third of its lineup to add five new dramas, five sitcoms, a new Disney movie franchise and a second weekly…
Chris-Craft-owned UPN affiliate KCOP-TV plans to dump its successful 3:30 p.m. weekday newscast and add the Los Angeles market's first 7:30 p.m. nightly news broadcast this fall, according to sources.
NetChannel, a Bay Area startup aiming to deliver personalized Internet services via standard TV monitors, has inked a number of strategic partnerships.
Steve Hewitt has relinquished the title of president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. to become a hands-on executive producer of at least 16 original TV and cable movies filmed by Hallmark over the…
Once again, Congress is using prospective revenue from spectrum auctions to fill billion-dollar holes in the budget deficit.
The ratings for their shows may be running neck and neck in Los Angeles, but Oprah Winfrey remained queen of the Emmys over her chief daytime talk rival Rosie O'Donnell in non-televised Daytime Emmy…