Oprah Winfrey has taken her lumps from TV critics this season for her talkshow's emphasis on self-help, spirituality and "empowerment" topics, but viewers aren't nearly as turned off by the "Change…
NBC has benched the frosh John Wells drama "Trinity" for the rest of the November sweeps period. NBC told Wells that the sweeps race is so close that NBC must bolster any weak spots on the schedule.
In such exceptional efforts as Masterpiece Theatre's "The Blackheath Poisonings" and "Malice Aforethought" on "Mystery!," the abuse of pharmaceuticals has been central to the drama. The same holds…
Just how much did Disney underestimate the performance of Adam Sandler's latest feature "The Waterboy?" Enough to bypass its own network, ABC, and sell the movie to the USA Network cabler at a…
For a final recording with which to sail into retirement, producer George Martin turned to the songbook he is most commonly associated with -- the Beatles' -- and took a lighthearted mystery tour…
Steve Lange has exited his post as co-exec producer of Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra."
Peacock softens stance With Scott Sassa in as NBC Entertainment president, there are some signs the web is softening its tough demands for series ownership and perpetual license fees. NBC called at…
Cactus Animation has pacted with French company Elma Animation, a subsidiary of Canal Plus, to co-produce two new animation series, "Pirate Family" and "Fantomette."
Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper is reporting today that Monica Lewinsky will give her first British TV interview on that country's Channel 4.
NBC has claimed the Nov. 2-8 primetime Nielsens week in homes and adults 18-49, but CBS and Fox, respectively, have hounded the Peacock to the finish in those two categories and are now threatening…
Culture cabler Bravo has purchased the exclusive rights to maverick filmmaker Michael Moore's series, "The Awful Truth."
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