Viacom Enterprises will show off its "Guts" at this week's NATPE confab.
In its second season on ABC, "Home Improvement"--with comic Tim Allen as a macho Mr. Fix-it, whose solution to every household problem is "More power!"--has become a solid Top 10 hit.
Litton Syndications and Heaven Entertainment will launch "Star Kids Challenge" as a weekly series in October. Currently a two-hour spec, the show will combine personalities with kids in competition…
Dick Wolf had a great idea for a TV series. It was a hour-long crime show in which the first half showed a crime being committed, and the second half dealt with the criminals going to trial.
THERE WAS A LANDMARK DAYin the network television movie business last fall. ABC, CBS and NBC each began production -- on the same day with the same scheduled finish day -- of a movie about the Amy…
NBC has scheduled the new Dick Wolf-Universal drama "Crime & Punishment" at 10 p.m. Thursdays starting March 4, bumping Twentieth TV's struggling "L.A. Law" throughout the month of March.
ABC Entertainment VP of program planning and scheduling Alan Sternfeld is expected to receive a promotion that will also see his responsibilities expanded at the web -- picking up some of the slack…
With U.S. TV shows no longer the cat's meow at Aussie webs, the pricing of such series -- some of them top prime time performers stateside--is set to become a hot potato Down Under.
Unlike the Oscar and its Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which has 5,000-plus voting members, the non-profit HFPA's active voting journalists number only 86. They reside in the U.S. but…
The two-hour premiere of Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" plunged through the worm hole and emerged light years ahead of all competitors during the week ended Jan. 10, with the debut episode…
Congress is planning oversight hearings soon to investigate complaints that broadcasters are ignoring a new law requiring them to meet the educational needs of children.