Disney prexy Rich Frank has scheduled visits to the Federal Communications Commission today to lobby for a relaxation of the primetime access rule. Sources said Frank will meet with Reed Hundt, the…
This Cinderella tale with a twist is a surprisingly charming bit of fluff that could easily serve as the basis for a series, if Fox were so inclined. Though slightly derivative of features "Working…
Cable News Network faces trial July 11 on a contempt charge that it knowingly disobeyed a judge's 1990 order not to broadcast tape recordings of Manuel Noriega's jailhouse phone conversations.
If "L.A. Law" returns to NBC next season, it's unlikely Corbin Bernsen will be on hand to play America's favorite sleazy divorce lawyer, Arnie Becker. Bernsen has cut a deal for a CBS pilot being…
The writers may have used the pitch "Mommie Dearest" meets Menendez Murders to get the greenlight on this plodding drama, which endeavors to delve into the motives for matricide. Overall, a story…
The 21st annual Daytime Emmy Awards show may still offer suspense, but it will have to do so without the perennial "Will she or won't she?" question about Susan Lucci.
The Carsey-Werner Co., producer of ABC's "Grace Under Fire," is preparing to revive its dormant syndication wing.
Showtime rolls its "Royce" sluggishly out of the driveway, and the lack of a high-octane script keeps this action-thriller comedy from opening full throttle.
Mark Mandala is leaving Capital Cities/ABC. Mandala, president of the ABC Television Network, said he was retiring from the company May 1.
Rysher Entertainment, already on the air with three firstrun action hours, has acquired another feature-film property for that market, "F/X," in addition to taking its first steps into network…
James Burke resurrects a teasing docu that relates incidents or ideas to objects by circuitous, sometimes tenuous, routes. Burke's wit sometimes strains, but the program is informative and often…