Trials for the U.K.'s first video-on-demand service are to start next month. British Telecom, the telecommunications giant, confirmed Wednesday that the experiment, involving up to 100 homes, will…
NBC confirmed its intent to renew the acclaimed drama "Homicide: Life on the Street" for next season (Daily Variety, Feb. 14), assuming it can complete negotiations with companies holding rights to…
Ivan Reitman and his Northern Lights Entertainment shingle are making their first primetime pilot, "First Gentleman." The potential one-hour series is for CBS.
"Front Page," Fox's first foray into primetime news programming, will be heading to Gotham come June. Executive producer David Corvo briefed his staff late Tuesday afternoon, informing them that…
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King World's "Oprah Winfrey Show" and Paramount's "Maury Povich Show" stood out as the big syndicated winners in the week corresponding to the first few days of the February sweeps.
In the pseudo-realistic talkshow world of HBO's satirical "The Larry Sanders Show," the real David Letterman appeared and told the fictional Larry Sanders that he wanted Tom Snyder to host a…
Stone Stanley Prods. has inked 40-episode deals with cable networks Nickelodeon and ESPN that will bring the indie production company's weekly TV production slate to 13 hours.
A digital transmission system designed by Zenith has been selected by the high-definition TV "grand alliance" as the technology to be employed in all HDTV sets for the U.S.
British Sky Broadcasting has finally closed a three-year output deal for pay TV rights to movies backed by British Screen Finance, the U.K.'s semipublic film-funding body.
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