Randy Shilts' monumental book about AIDS has been impressively assembled by scripter Arnold Schulman, who's based his dramatization on facts and "elements" from the book and from historical records…
Viewers mourning the loss of "Cheers" from NBC's Thursday night schedule, can take heart that at least one of the beloved characters from the bar where everybody knows your name is coming back this…
NBC has become manager of health and medical programming provider American Medical Television, which also has through a separate deal become a major shareholder in Pyramed Networks Inc., the…
Sinbad, known through his appearances on "Showtime at the Apollo," HBO specials and as a regular on "A Different World," has his own show this fall.
The Japanese love baseball, but the People's Republic of China has never been known to go in big for foreign sports -- or foreign culture in general. But that could change now that Chinese pubcaster…
"Phenom"-- James L. Brooks' second sitcom under his multiseries deal with the network gets one of TV's best times, between "Full House" and "Roseanne."
TV fall schedules are being trotted out by Germany's webs against the background of the IFA (Consumer Electronics Exhibition). Germany's two leading private webs, RTL and SAT 1, did their…
Brett Butler has been plying her trade as a stand-up in honky tonks and comedy clubs for a dozen years in relative obscurity. In a few weeks, she's likely to lose her anonymity.
David Friend has been named senior producer of "Entertainment News Television ," overseeing day-to-day production. He comes to the syndie show from WABC-TV, where he has been assistant news director…
Dean Cain's character, Rick, broke up one of the key romances on "Beverly Hills 90210." And he's put in other stints as a guest star on "Life Goes On" and "A Different World."
Although ABC's wrestling match with affiliates over "NYPD Blue" has grabbed headlines, it's not the only network facing such scuffles, with word that NBC outlet KYW-TV in Philadelphia will bump the…