Disney prexy Rich Frank has scheduled visits to the Federal Communications Commission today to lobby for a relaxation of the primetime access rule. Sources said Frank will meet with Reed Hundt, the…
Cable News Network faces trial July 11 on a contempt charge that it knowingly disobeyed a judge's 1990 order not to broadcast tape recordings of Manuel Noriega's jailhouse phone conversations.
James Burke resurrects a teasing docu that relates incidents or ideas to objects by circuitous, sometimes tenuous, routes. Burke's wit sometimes strains, but the program is informative and often…
If "L.A. Law" returns to NBC next season, it's unlikely Corbin Bernsen will be on hand to play America's favorite sleazy divorce lawyer, Arnie Becker. Bernsen has cut a deal for a CBS pilot being…
The 21st annual Daytime Emmy Awards show may still offer suspense, but it will have to do so without the perennial "Will she or won't she?" question about Susan Lucci.
An enviable pedigree and strong performances make "Christy" look like a sure-fire success for CBS.
The Carsey-Werner Co., producer of ABC's "Grace Under Fire," is preparing to revive its dormant syndication wing.
Mark Mandala is leaving Capital Cities/ABC. Mandala, president of the ABC Television Network, said he was retiring from the company May 1.
An Italian-German-U.S. co-production, "Abraham" retells the life of the man biblically credited as the architect of monotheism. Amplifying Genesis, Robert McKee's script tends to concentrate on…
Rysher Entertainment, already on the air with three firstrun action hours, has acquired another feature-film property for that market, "F/X," in addition to taking its first steps into network…
"Good Morning America" closed out the first quarter with a solid win over "Today," though the only positive movement in the daypart year-to-year was recorded by perennial cellar-dweller "CBS This…