It remains to be seen just how far you can go with a comedy involving a young writer and three older, in-a-rut neighbors who take him into their weekly gatherings. The fragile first chapter, with a…
Film and television director Rob Lieberman has signed on with the William Morris Agency.
Bill Wittliff, co-exec producer and, using Larry McMurtry's novel as a basis, scripter of the commanding "Lonesome Dove" miniseries, now flies alone as writer-creator of a new mini, "Ned Blessing…
ABC Sports prez Dennis Swanson called "heads" Tuesday and landed his network broadcast rights to next year's World Series.
Ingratiating performers Jennifer Beals and James Wilder are a delight through the first third of "Night Owl" as a couple whose marriage is rocky because he once strayed. Obviously there's more to it…
NBC and Time Warner Cable have closed a deal that will guarantee the launch of a still-in-development NBC cable network called America's Talking.
Four Boston broadcast outlets held a public meeting with members of community cable advisory and oversight boards in order to present their side of the story on retransmission consent.
The Cartoon Network and the Sci-Fi Channel are chalking up surprisingly robust Nielsens for 10-month-old cable networks. But the industry consensus is that they may be the last of the breed of…
In an effort to win higher viewership, Canada's French-language television awards will be handed out three months early this year. The Gemeaux Awards Gala, which used to take place in December, will…
Cablevision Industries Corp., one of the nation's largest privately owned cable companies, reported record results for the second quarter and first six months of 1993, citing increases in revenues…
Syndicators have gone on the warpath against "Entertainment News Television," Warner Bros.' fall 1994 syndicated newsmagazine strip.