Judy Tur, mother of helicopter newsman Bob Tur, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles of primary pulmonary hypertension. She was 58. In addition to her son Bob, she is also survived by a daughter and son, two…
"ER" executive producer John Wells has landed Lou Diamond Phillips to star in "Adversaries," Wells' first post-"ER" series creation for NBC and Warner Bros. Diamond will play a deputy district…
Representing another humiliating blow to RAI in a season of dismal ratings and top-level management upsets, the Italo pubcaster's bureaucratic holdups have prompted the departure of one of the most…
If it's mid-March, then it must be time for syndie specials tied to Monday's Oscarcast. Once again, Tribune Entertainment is offering its "Live From the Academy Awards" pre-kudocast spesh hosted by…
Ed Bradley's interview of former White House aide Kathleen Willey has propelled "60 Minutes" to what will probably be its highest rating in three years.
TV Tokyo's popular animation series "Pocket Monsters" will return to the air in April after it was pulled from broadcast in December when hundreds of viewers nationwide contracted mysterious video…
Canadian kids-TV specialist Cinar Films has pacted with Paris-based animation studio Alphanim to produce two animated series, "Believe It or Not!" and "Mona the Vampire."
Nielsen Media Research's national clients will get their first look at the newly refined peoplemeters, which have not been altered since their U.S. launch in the late 1980s, this week in Orlando.
Thousands of upscale New Yorkers in 19 Manhattan buildings may be looking for a new cable TV provider now that an administrative judge found that Liberty Cable -- purchased last year by RCN Corp. -…
Adrian Lyne's controversial new film version of Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita" may end up making its U.S. debut on satellite-delivered pay-per-view.
William Forsythe ("Raising Arizona," "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead," "The Rock") has joined the cast of "A Dollar For the Dead," a TNT Original telefilm co-produced by TNT, Once Upon a…