St. Claire Entertainment and MTE Television have signed the writing-producing team of Dan Angel and Billy Brown to develop "Shock Treatment," an anthology series for HBO. John Landis, Robert K. Weiss…
Though blessed with a storyline with purpose, "The Bulkin Trail" suffers from frail direction by Michael Nathanson, overacting by the young hero, and other perfs that prove uncomfortable reaches for…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
CBS and ABC are both heading into the holidays with holes in their primetime schedule and essentially using chewing gum and baling wire to plug the gaps through the calendar year.
New York's top court shot down the largest libel verdict in state history in a ruling that ordered a new trial in a businessman's lawsuit against a Buffalo TV station.
The full-court marketing press of Mariah Carey continues with this Thanksgiving Day special, a superficial hourlong glance into the singer's background supported by a soundtrack of top tracks from…
Hollywood's fin-syn contingent is not giving up the fight. The Coalition to Preserve the Financial Interest and Syndication Rules filed a petition with a federal appeals court in San Francisco…
Blazing numbers for "A Waltons Thanksgiving Reunion" and "Doctor Quinn, Medicine Woman" gave CBS a heartwarming weekend, boosting that network to a lopsided Nov. 15-21 primetime Nielsens victory and…
Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jack Brooks (D-Texas) offered legislation Tuesday that would do away with a federal judge's rules that have dictated how telephone companies have operated for a…
The latest attempt to saddle up the "Bonanza" franchise doesn't get much right beyond the theme music, as the new generation of Cartwrights won't make anyone forget (or, for that matter, remember)…
Greg Kinnear, host of E! Entertainment Television's "Talk Soup," is reportedly near signing with NBC to take over as host of "Later," the latenight talkshow currently fronted by Bob Costas.