NEW YORK--Bright colors, silly jokes and one-dimensional characters inhabit ABC's "let's put our in-house stars to use" vehicle, "To Grandmother's House We Go." While somewhat crass for the season…
Producer Judy Polone has acquired rights to the book "JFK: Reckless Youth" and has put the project into development at ABC as a four-hour miniseries.
Once again the seemingly bottomless well of true stories is plumbed for a TV movie. Story of real-life Claude Sams' (Stacy Keach) crusade against outlaw trucker who killed his son dilutes an hour's…
"The Simpsons" are getting a new foster parent, with James L. Brooks' Gracie Films inking in David Mirkin--most recently associated with "The Edge" and "Get a Life"--to become the hands-on exec…
Executive producer, Phil Ramone and Liza Minnelli. Choreographed by Susan Stroman. Directed for television by Louis J. Horvitz.
Citing the "confusion" that arose after the Los Angeles Archdiocese lifted its boycott of KCET earlier this week (Daily Variety, Dec. 2), Cardinal Roger Mahony yesterday reaffirmed an agreement…
Sixteen-year-old Mark (Nicholas Shields), anguishing over his stuntman father's death, attempts suicide twice, which his hairdresser mother Heather (Shannon Tweed, takes lightly.
A creaking plot still affords Katharine Hepburn a chance to show how genuine polish can put a shine on worn-out silver. It's an uphill struggle, even for Hepburn, and co-star Ryan O'Neal's shots at…
The cable industry is poised to become the main delivery system for "the next generation of communications services."
As the U.S. military prepares to mobilize troops to help famine-ravaged Somalia, this nation's broadcast networks are mobilizing their correspondents. Each of the Big Three has top talent on the way…
The Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau, stunned by the damaging publicity hitting cable in the wake of the 1992 Cable Reregulation Act, will launch a multimedia blitz next month to tell Madison…