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…
Jason Shubb has been elected chairman of the Assn. of Producers, Associate Producers and Production Coordinators, a group representing freelance TV production personnel.
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has licensed its low-rated off-net sitcom "Head of the Class" to TBS for this fall, continuing the trend of distribs selling rerun product to the…
Delta Burke will get a chance to ride on Roseanne Arnold's coattails starting April 6, as the sitcom "Delta" flies into the post-"Roseanne" slot replacing "The Jackie Thomas Show," which will have…
Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg has been added to the list of presenters for the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation. This is the fourth appearance for Goldberg, who won a best supporting…
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.