This "Hallmark Hall of Fame" adaptation of Anne Tyler's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is gentle through and through. While not always riveting, "Breathing Lessons" is an antidote to the usual violent…
As expected, the Committee on National Television Audience Measurement Thursday announced a major TV ratings laboratory project designed to compile more accurate TV viewing statistics (Daily Variety…
Court TV is urging indicted Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) to allow the cable net to cover her trial. In a letter to Hutchison Thursday, Court TV topper Steven Brill said he's learned the Texas…
President Clinton's new budget set for release Monday will propose a 4% cut in federal funding to public broadcasting beginning in fiscal year 1997, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) said Thursday he'll press forward with anti-TV violence legislation, despite initiatives announced this week by the networks and cable industry designed to placate…
Producer Steve Tisch and the Walt Disney Co. have emerged as the clear front-runner to produce a TV movie and ancillary programming featuring skater Nancy Kerrigan.
A bill to require videogames to carry rating labels was introduced Thursday by two senators who say some of the games are too violent for young children.
CBS has secured the centerpiece of its Monday lineup for a couple more seasons, coming to terms with Warner Bros. TV on a two-year renewal of "Murphy Brown."
David Letterman is scheduled to return to his old stomping grounds, appearing as a guest on NBC’s “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” Feb. 21. Letterman had O’Brien on as a guest when he was still…
DIC Entertainment and Saban Entertainment, once partners on various series but now bitter rivals, have extended their bickering to the former's new live-action firstrun series.
ValueVision Intl. Inc., the newly public home shopping company, made a hostile tender bid for infomercial-maker National Media Corp. for more than $ 100 million.