Producing team Alan Cross and Tom Spezialy have signed an exclusive deal with Universal TV to develop and produce comedy series for both the networks and cable.
Li'l Orphan Heidi turns up in her third TV adaptation with Noley Thornton as the Swiss miss and Jason Robards as her gruff mountaineer grandfather, and it's solid family entertainment. Major feature…
Italian TV was shaken earlier this month by anti-corruption crusaders conducting Operation Clean Hands.
Fans of vintage cop series will recognize many of the targets of "Danger Theatre." The show, an homage to the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker school of satire, is closer to TV's leaden "Sledge Hammer!" than…
The Anti-Defamation League is urging the Walt Disney Co. to further revise an “Aladdin” tune (Daily Variety, July 12) and remove the word “barbaric” from lyrics Arab groups found offensive. * * *…
Channel 4, one of the main sources of finance for the British film industry, will increase its feature film budget by 37% in 1994.
Le Studio Canal Plus S.A., a unit of the French-based pay TV operation Canal Plus, is consolidating its U.S. operations under the banner of Le Studio Canal Plus (U.S.), effectively merging the…
Most syndie strips lit up the sky with higher ratings during the week ended July 4, according to the weekly Nielsen national barter rankings.
VH-1 has signed Francis Ford Coppola to transform the musicvideo into a 23-minute narrative mini-musical. Calling it "the birth of a new television form," VH-1 prexy Ed Bennett said, "We're trying to…
"Today" capitalized on the Fourth of July week to set off its own fireworks, breaking rival "Good Morning America's" 34-week-old consecutive win streak in the daypart.
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The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory1Rating: 5.2 Share: 17 Viewers (Millions): 17.9 Network: CBS
The Millers2Rating: 3.0 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 11.8 Network: CBS
Scandal3Rating: 2.8 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 8.4 Network: ABC