It is rare that primetime auds are treated with quite as much disdain as is apparent in this shamefully misguided UPN farce, which curiously attempts to draw lascivious parallels between the…
Move over, Monica. Veteran producer Dick Wolf ("Law and Order") is in talks to create a new drama for the WB netlet about Washington interns.
This ambitious British-produced six-hour doc on the current state of the $70 billion entertainment biz is limiting but -- for what it tackles -- is smart and exhaustively detailed.
Showtime has bought the first broadcast window for "Murder Inc.," a proposed six-hour miniseries commissioned by NBC from King World and the Ruddy Morgan Organization.
The bicoastal bidding war for Oprah Winfrey has begun. Just days after clinching a two-year contract renewal with Winfrey (Daily Variety, Sept. 24), King World Prods. has formally opened the market…
CNN will take the wraps off a new high-tech newsroom/studio Monday, marking the first significant changes to the all-news cabler's on-air look in more than a decade.
In an effort to build consumer interest in digital television, CBS announced Thursday it would broadcast four NFL games live in high-definition format beginning with the Nov. 8 Buffalo Bills-New York…
Fox News Channel will begin offering closed captioning for its weekday broadcasts on Monday, the all-news cabler announced Thursday.
MTV Central Europe, the music channel's German outlet, made figures public for the first time Wednesday.
Cable networks are harvesting a bumper crop of dollars from Madison Avenue, chalking up a record $2.68 billion in advertising revenues for the first six months of 1998, a dizzying 17% jump over the…
The Fox News Channel has signed the former astronaut Jim Lovell, whom Tom Hanks played in "Apollo 13," to co-host the network's live coverage Oct. 19 of Sen. John Glenn's return to space on the…
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