NBC will reportedly add a two-hour comedy block next fall, either Monday or Tuesday night, and will likely add a new two-hour "mystery movie" wheel on Friday.
Television New Zealand reported a 14% lift in consolidated profit to $ NZ23. 3 million ($ 12.1 million) for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31; with extraordinary profits added, net profit tally rose to…
Woman on the Run" has all the ingredients of a sweeps-month stunt: Murdered ex-wife, accused new wife, sex, dirty cops and Playboy bunnies -- and all based on fact. Despite these potentially…
Network lawyers have been invited to the Justice Dept. to make the case for eliminating fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees, industry sources said Thursday.
"Jane," the Lifetime young-adult chat show hosted by Sassy magazine editor Jane Pratt, has been canceled, the victim of low ratings and infighting at the cable network.
A highlight of last fall's theater season, "Spic-O-Rama" marked a significant advance for writer and solo performer John Leguizamo. While his "Mambo Mouth" two years earlier (also telecast on HBO)…
The deal between Columbia Pictures TV and ABC Prods. on the ABC drama "Do the Strand" could be the tip of a much larger iceberg -- providing a model for network-studio alliances in defraying the cost…
ABC has finally set a long-in-the-works deal with Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. calling for the couple to develop series and specials for the network (Daily Variety, April 14).
Some of the most famous drive-in movies of the '50s are coming back -- but this time you won't need a drive-in, just cable.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal with Columbia Pictures TV on a two-year renewal of the comedy "Married ... With Children," the only surviving series from the initial April 1987 prime time…
In remarks to shareholders at the company's annual meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, Capital Cities/ABC Inc. president and chief executive Daniel B. Burke said the company has been racking up so-called…