Thanksgiving week was a turkey for most syndicated series in the midst of the November sweeps, with several major talkshows taking big hits.
"Late Show With David Letterman" posted another easy win for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in closing out a November sweeps victory for CBS in latenight, but "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" continues…
While CBS looks to strengthen other nights, one potential problem again has been forestalled, with Angela Lansbury agreeing to an 11th year of "Murder, She Wrote," the durable centerpiece of the…
The Entertainment Industries Council, which has provided advice to the industry on the depiction of alcohol consumption, smoking and seat belt use, will soon address the issue of violence in the…
CBS, Apple Computer and the New York Times are getting interactive over the Vietnam War. The three companies are jointly producing a CD-ROM software package on the war that will draw on the extensive…
ABC has confirmed a 10 p.m. Wednesday time period, as expected (Daily Variety , Dec. 3), for the Columbia Pictures TV drama "Birdland," beginning Jan. 5.
A screening of “Schindler’s List” Thursday at the Cineplex Odeon in Century City benefits the Oskar Schindler Humanities Foundation and the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Steven Spielberg and pic stars are…
GoodTimes Home Video has pacted with NBC Enterprises to release "Late Night With David Letterman." The 10-year agreement will give the homevid company access to all 11 years of the groundbreaking…
Sharon Gless will play twin sisters Betty Gay Wilson and Peggy Joy Lowe in the fact-based CBS movie “Separated by Murder,” which begins production Jan. 24 from the Larry Thompson Organization. The…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
U.S. television rights for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, are expected to be sold next month for more than $ 300 million, a top Olympic official said Tuesday.