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…
Walt Disney Co.'s imprint is being felt no more strongly than on Saturday morning, where Disney is supplying six of ABC's eight programs.
CBS Eye On People, the news/entertainment cablenet launched March 30, is struggling in its efforts to land distribution. It has not moved over the 2 million subscribers it claimed at sign-on, and…
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…
ABC confirmed that Wesley Snipes has agreed to make his network TV debut in an ABC two-hour made-for titled "Futuresport" that also will be considered as a series pilot.
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.
ABC execs sought to make lemonade from their proverbial lemons as they closed their annual affiliates meeting here Wednesday, confronting head-on the network's declining fortunes and promising to do…
Ed Asner, winding up a tour of "Don Juan in Hell" with Cherry Jones, Harris Yulin and Rene Auberjonois, is one of the all-time top Emmy winners, with seven statuettes to his credit.
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…
Network sellers seemed pleased with their take in the annual upfront ad derby, with total sales in primetime estimated at about $6.2 billion, about 8.8% ahead of last year's $5.7 billion.