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…
NetChannel, a Bay Area startup aiming to deliver personalized Internet services via standard TV monitors, has inked a number of strategic partnerships.
Network signal vendor PrimeTime 24 challenged broadcasters Monday to a test of signal strength.
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 News spiked a story about allegations of sexual misconduct in Congress hours before it was scheduled to air Friday night, prompting a complaint from the author of an upcoming book who first…
Under Karen Arthur's ambitious direction, four-hour study of Texas and Southern pioneer women focuses on three --- two sisters and a friend --- but the focus often blurs as the vidpic expands to…
With ABC nailing down its schedule, industry eyes are starting to turn to Fox and UPN, which can still make last minute changes to their lineups before upfront presentations on Tuesday.