Jack Klugman, nominated four times for "Quincy, M.E." and the winner of two Emmys for "The Odd Couple," is proudest of his first statuette for "The Black List," an episode of "The Defenders."
Playing private eye Jim Rockford won actor James Garner one Emmy plus a fistful of nominations. But, more importantly, "The Rockford Files," which ran on NBC from 1974 to 1980, forever changed the…
Talent management and consulting company Sussex Ltd. has joined forces with the Ruffin Cos., a multifaceted real estate concern, to form Sussex-Rufco, a film and TV production company.
"Addicted" is a nonfiction horror show of health hazards and troubles with the law, littered with statistics and obvious-answer multiple-choice questions. It's one big nightmare out there --- you…
Kirch Group topper Jan Mojto has attacked an initiative to exempt Euro pubcasters from EU competition rules, saying that it would give them an unfair advantage over private broadcasters and distort…
Broadcasters are prepared to cave in over content-based TV ratings. Under a new plan backed by the National Assn. of Broadcasters, the current age-based ratings system would add symbols giving…
Rip Torn isn't necessarily proud of the fact, but he can clearly recall a time in the late 1950s when newspaper columnists and film directors would wag a finger in his face and warn, "If you keep on…
Ted Lange has seen the highs and lows of show business, and states emphatically that right now, in the late 1990s, is definitely not a low for the depiction of black characters on television.
Nomination ballots for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be mailed to 8,500 active members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences next week, with a deadline of June 27 for the return…
The introduction of direct-to-home satellite broadcasting in Asia has been a textbook study in how to turn viewers off the notion of embracing multichannel television.
In what could become the final chapter of the case that spawned the TV series and the movie "The Fugitive," Jaffe/Braunstein Films has acquired the rights to "Mockery of Justice: The True Story of…