Lincoln D. Bandlow has been named attorney of legal affairs for Carsey-Werner. Bandlow, who had been with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he specialized in media law and First Amendment matters, will…
Producer Peter Engel has extended his pact with NBC Enterprises, agreeing to a new five-year deal that potentially will add primetime series to his current teen-oriented Saturday morning slate.
An intriguing look at the agonies of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, northern Mexico and Southern California forthrightly reveals the animals' and vegetation's dreadful task of accommodating…
Who's sorry now? Maybe Twentieth TV. Fox's syndie arm is developing an offbeat gameshow that (tentatively) borrows its title from Connie Francis' rueful 1958 hit.
In an effort to streamline his campaign finance reform bill, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) temporarily has dropped a demand that broadcasters set aside a chunk of free airtime for political commercials.
What does Darren Star, who single-handedly revitalized the nighttime soap opera as creator/executive producer of Fox's "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place," do for an encore after flopping with…
Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows you're lame. Take the diner in "Union Square," where pathetic cultural stereotypes converge to speak loudly and carry a big shtick. Situated in a prime…
The black sheep of network TV's trend toward angel-mania, "Teen Angel's" smart-alek sensibility is refreshing, and exec producers Mike Reiss and Al Jean (alumni of the offbeat "The Simpsons" and "The…
As U.S. suppliers pack their bags for the 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes (Friday through Sept. 30), they're betting that 1997 will be one of the healthiest on record.
Saturday Night Live" alum Kevin Nealon teams with the prince of neurotics, Richard Lewis, in this comedy about a couple of comedy writers who seem to do everything but write. Flat premiere is…
Dean Cain, known for his role as the Man of Steel in the ABC drama "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," signed a deal late Friday to star in author Anne Rice's first original TV project, a…