Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the men behind "Independence Day," have modeled "The Visitor" on a similar derivative. Unlike "Independence Day," though , there's less wit shown in reassembling the…
The first national ratings for most of the new firstrun syndie crop are in and it's "Martha Stewart Living" in the lead by a nose, followed by "The People's Court."
Former ABC Interactive exec Patricia Vance has been tapped senior VP and GM of ABC.com, where she will oversee all of the Alphabet web's online entertainment properties.
Jaclyn Smith turns up as a married woman with a 16-year-old-daughter who comes down with TV's plotting standby, amnesia: After a whack on the head, she thinks she's also 16 and recalls nothing since…
Fox Lorber has acquired domestic homevid and TV rights to a selection of pics from the library of French distributor UGC. The pact enhances the vid distribber's leadership position in the foreign/art…
While everyone was looking the other way, a powerful but unexpected player in TV news snuck into the picture, though Los Angeles seems to have been forsaken.
American Isuzu Motors and Weight Watchers Intl. have become the first advertisers to pull out of ABC's controversial priest drama "Nothing Sacred," following a campaign led by the Catholic League for…
Laura Diaz has been hired to replace Lisa McRee as co-anchor on the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. edition of KABC's "Eyewitness News," effective immediately.
A powerhouse season debut of "Mad About You" boosted NBC to its first Tuesday premiere win in adults 18-49 since 1985, with the web's 8-10 p.m. comedy block solidly defeating ABC, despite a special…
ABC has inked an exclusive series development deal with actor Adam Goldberg, who starred in last year's ABC Saturday drama "Relativity."