Murky motives, overwrought histrionics and a melodramatic plot guarantee some segs of the viewing audience. Others might note that the vidpic was made in Chicago, original home of the radio soaps. Ma…
Fox Broadcasting is brashly urging affiliates not to sell themselves short when it comes time to negotiate with cable operators as a result of the retransmission consent provision in the new cable…
Six of Belgian-born French mystery writer Georges Simenon's tales make it to English-speaking TV as his renowned Inspector Maigret suits up for action--slow action, in this first episode adapted by…
Fox parent News Corp. is expected to announce this week that it will form a European pay-per-view partnership, most likely with an overseas media company.
The further adventures of Lucky Santanelo, played in the 1990 six-hour splurge "Jackie Collins' 'Lucky/Chances' " by Nicollette Sheridan and now by Kim Delaney, shift her from Vegas to Hollywood…
A day after CBS and its affiliate board agreed on a new network compensation plan, the network's top negotiator in the matter admitted that the network was too aggressive with its original plan and…
Great Performances," in business for 20 years, marks the occasion with a fistful of new works. With a sunny send-off by Meryl Streep, program presents a potpourri worth dropping in on for at least a…
Game One of the National League Championship series looked marginal in Tuesday's ratings, while a half-hour Ross Perot political pitch crossed the plate with rather respectable numbers of its own.
Primetime, the international TV distribution company, has appointed Christina Thomas as head of U.S. sales, based in New York.
Former NBC correspondent Arthur Kent is back in the field somewhere in the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, his agent said yesterday.
Richard Lewis is developing a new sitcom for Fox Broadcasting Co. that would star Lewis and Don Rickles, to be produced by 3 Arts Entertainment in association with HBO Independent Prods.