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…
Veteran producer-director James Bethea has been named director of programming for UPN, overseeing current series and developing projects for all dayparts on the Paramount network.
"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 will afford those who forgot to tape "The Larry Sanders Show" during its recently completed fifth season a chance to record all 13 of the season's episodes at once on June 6, when it runs an…
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).
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…
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…
Fox Broadcasting Co. today will announce a fall primetime schedule that completely rebuilds Thursday night with two new comedies and a new drama in place of "Martin," "Living Single" and "New York…
ABC has finally pulled the plug on "Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends," the struggling daytime talkshow that's barely a year old.
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…