Some of the most famous drive-in movies of the '50s are coming back -- but this time you won't need a drive-in, just cable.
"Jane," the Lifetime young-adult chat show hosted by Sassy magazine editor Jane Pratt, has been canceled, the victim of low ratings and infighting at the cable network.
ABC has finally set a long-in-the-works deal with Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. calling for the couple to develop series and specials for the network (Daily Variety, April 14).
As the local market May sweeps measurement period got under way, several top syndie shows experienced epic year-to-year declines in the separate Nielsen national barter rankings.
MTV Networks' kids channel Nickelodeon is gearing up for the launch of its new U.K. service later this year with the appointment of Brit producer James Baker as director of programs.
The ability of networks to keep affiliates from preempting programs came into question again Wednesday, as the CBS owned-and-operated station in New York took steps to bump the network for preseason…
The controversy surrounding "Damned in the USA" continues. As the Playboy Channel launches its exclusive U.S. television premiere of the much-discussed BBC docu Friday night, it will also air an…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) Wednesday urged the TV industry to consider adopting an MPAA-like rating system to warn parents of violence in programs.
Credit ABC with another provocative exercise in television-for-people-who-don't-like-television -- a six-hour "event series" that makes "Twin Peaks" look like "Mayberry R.F.D." Scheduling this show…
Larry Hagman is reportedly preparing to saddle up for another ride into the oil fields of prime time, starring in a series of movies for NBC in advance of an eventual one-hour series.
Cybill Shepherd turns up in a weeper guaranteed to garner viewers, if not any awards for credibility. An array of coincidences and a near-operatic plotline have to be swallowed with the whole package…