James F. Critchfield, a longtime radio and TV writer-producer, died April 15 at his home in Venice, Calif., following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 74.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has quietly dropped the Presidents Award from the annual Primetime Emmy competition, after ATAS prexy Meryl Marshall and her fellow awards committee members…
WB's ''Kelly Kelly'' has premiered with disappointing numbers while UPN's ''Love Boat: The Next Wave'' is drifting south a bit in its second week, but with numbers that still easily top UPN's…
Disney's syndication arm Buena Vista TV is about to begin selling the second cycle of "Home Improvement" repeats -- a strong indication that next season will be the show's last in network primetime.
Dan Schneider, the "Head of the Class" alum whose exclusive production pact with Nickelodeon expired March 31, has signed to executive produce the Columbia TriStar TV comedy pilot "Guys Like Us" that…
The History Channel is revamping its primetime lineup this fall to make room for two original docu series: "Sworn to Secrecy" and "Time Machine."
Just a few weeks after the cable industry voted collectively to disband the annual CableAce Awards ceremony, a yearly cable Hall of Fame event is being launched, with the inaugural fete skedded for…
NBC has fortified its leadership position in primetime Nielsens for the April 13-19 week, apparently having shaken off a "Police Videos" challenge to its Thursday dominance and showing the first…
Lensing begins this week on a pair of original telefilms earmarked for Lifetime cable: "Love Is Strange," starring Kate Nelligan, Julie Harris and Ron Silver, and "Hobson's Choice," featuring "China…
Starting next year, Italy's Soccer Assn. will increase the price of TV rights to the national soccer clubs' games by 44% to 610 billion lire ($340 million) per season.
Cable's Cartoon Network has amassed a 1998 on-air promotional calendar that the network says totals more than $53 million in media value, brand exposure, cable affiliate participation and ancillary…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch