Robert Urich's longtime detective Spenser, who slugged it out during the ABC 1985-88 "Spenser: For Hire" series and endured as a pop fave private investigator, has turned into just another gumshoe…
Former Planet 3 Entertainment Group veepee of development Howard Barish announced Wednesday the formation of Kandoo Films, Inc., a TV movie and low-budget feature company.
The ratings of many top syndie shows withered under the heat of Independence Day barbecues, according to the Nielsen national barter rankings for the week ended July 11.
The Lifetime cable network is replacing its Sunday lineup of medical programs geared to doctors with reruns of "L.A. Law," original movies and three half-hour information series for parents, among…
An Oakland woman has settled her privacy suit against CBS over a "Street Stories" show that followed a crime-victim squad into the woman's home for a report of alleged wife-beating.
Intl. Family Entertainment has appointed Paul Newton as managing director of the Family Channel in the United Kingdom.
En Vogue topped the list of nominees for the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards, with the soulful quartet scoring seven nods, including best video. R.E.M. scored five nominations, tying with rock stalwarts…
Even as TCI was gloomily predicting that cable reregulation would cost the company up to $ 160 million in annual revenues, consumer groups Wednesday asked the FCC to allow all cable customers…
NBC West Coast prez Don Ohlmeyer reiterated his desire to shake up the way his network does business over the next two to three years, calling the current development process "destructive" and the…
With almost eerie precision, ABC and PBS topped nominations for the 14th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards with 34 and 30 nods, respectively, the same figure both drew last year. The nominations…
Lucas alum Jill Alofs has set up Total Clearance, a Mill Valley-based company handling rights clearance. The firm will focus on multimedia, film, video and TV. According to LucasArts attorney Jim…