Writer-director Harry S. Longstreet dredges up a tale of a robbed couple chasing the thief aboard an ocean cruise to Rio. Main characters Sara and Doug (played by JoBeth Williams and Anthony John…
Any program with the title "Understanding Northern Ireland" indicates a dangerous and very brave undertaking. To even try and explain one of the most complex political situations in the world is…
Stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco Tuesday submitted non-binding bids for off-net episodes of Buena Vista Television's hit sitcom "Home Improvement."
Who knows why Oscar blesses certain films and turns its cold golden shoulder on others. "Educating Peter," this year's Academy Award-winning documentary short subject, is blessing enough in itself.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has extended early series pickups for next season to two pilots: Warner Bros. TV's drama "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." and the Lorimar TV comedy "My Girls," starring…
Showtime has commissioned a new batch of original movies, expanding its dollar outlay for production in 1993 to a record $100 million.
ABC's "Tommyknockers" has added some suspense to the May sweeps, boosting ABC to the May 3-9 prime time Nielsens victory with the net's best Sunday-pic share in 17 weeks while moving ABC close behind…
ABC announced Tuesday a dozen movies and three miniseries ordered for next season, including the previously announced Stephen King adaptation "The Stand," which will now be produced as an eight-hour…
Tele-Communications Inc., the largest cable operator in the U.S., released a poll Tuesday backing up its previously stated conviction that cable subscribers do not want to pay extra for over-the-air…
The Movie Network has decided four channels are better than one after a one-year multiplexing experiment in Ontario test markets increased its subscriber base by more than 13%.
Is Germany's planned video music channel Viva going to live up to its name and come alive? The station's fruitless search for investors has been the subject of much erroneous press speculation lately.