UCLA Extension will present a one-day seminar, "Getting Through the Maze: A Writer's Guide to TV Program Development," on March 13, moderated by writer/producer Howard Jay Smith, a former development…
CBS leads the webs with 13 finalists for Directors Guild of America television award nominations. NBC is second with 10, while ABC has three. Nominations will be announced Monday.
Fin-syn antagonists trotted out familiar arguments to the Federal Communications Commission yesterday on why the rules should or should not be retained.
Holland's Philips and France's Thomson have confirmed they are talking to Japanese companies in order to formulate a worldwide standard for digital video.
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. and Capital Cities/ABC, partners on such sporting events as the 1991 Pan American Games and the upcoming 1994 Goodwill Games, are discussing a possible joint bid to…
Black and Blue" never looked as good on Broadway as it does in Robert Altman's keenly observed, briskly paced small-screen version of the rhythm and blues revue. This is a slightly reduced edition of…
TO USE A VERY OLD CLICHE, it's been the best and worst of times for network television lately.
Sly Dog Dreams Come True" is a misleading title, since this special does little to explain how and why Billy Ray Cyrus became the biggest country crossover artist of l992. Instead, the hour, focusing…
Walt Disney TV Animation won't produce a second season of the animated series "Goof Troop" for ABC's Saturday-morning lineup, citing a failure of network license fees to pace rising production costs.
Writers Guild of America members voted overwhelmingly to give the union's negotiating committee power to strike if ongoing talks fail to result in a new contract with CBS by March 1, when the current…
House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) says it's time to consider lifting a law barring telephone companies from taking an ownership stake in television programs, so long…