NBC and Columbia Pictures TV have finally come to terms, following extended negotiations, on a three-year renewal for the long-running serial "Days of Our Lives"--the top-rated daytime show on NBC's…
Tribune Entertainment has yet to announce any station clearances for "The Faye Wattleton Show," the proposed January 1993 daytime talkshow strip hosted by the former Planned Parenthood prez.
"Matlock," in its debut on ABC, made a convincing motion for a series slot last week, combining with the second-best "PrimeTime Live" rating ever to give the alphabet network its first…
The Tribune, Paramount and Arby Communications station groups have grabbed Warner Bros.' new off-net sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for many of their stations, but at license fees far below the…
ABC is withdrawing its TV network membership from the National Assn. of Broadcasters effective Jan. 1.
Nielsen has de-listed all the stations in the nation's largest market for last Friday's access slot, due to a newspaper ad urging Nielsen families to tune into "You Bet Your Life."
Writer Audrey David Levin, using the fact-based story of a woman who flashbacks 20 years to recall her daddy molesting her and killing her 9-year-old chum, has wrung the potentially powerful concept…
Simon Gray's 1986 comedy laced with melancholia deals with five undergrad Cambridge students starting a literary magazine aptly called "Common Pursuit" and observing as their own common pursuits…
"It scared the s--t out of me, when Frank Sinatra announced that there would be no autobiography of his life. The television show would be it," recalls William Mastrosimone, the playwright credited…
NEW YORK--Viewers get a snapshot of Dylan Thomas, and those expecting a biographical look at the Welsh writer known for his boozing as much as his genius will be disappointed. But those who can sit…
Citing poor business conditions, Rainbow Programming Holdings will fold its three-year-old SportsChannel Los Angeles at the end of the year.