Viewers who tuned into the Jan. 26 edition of "ABC World News Tonight" had every reason to believe Cokie Roberts, standing in her overcoat, was reporting from in front of the Capitol Building in…
In the first major talent deal for its fledgling, Orlando-based interactive cable channel, Time Warner is close to an agreement with Gary Wolf, the creator of Disney franchise figure Roger Rabbit.
This typically clever "Seinfeld" episode juggles storylines involving main characters that intertwine throughout. In the world of finely tuned, character-driven sitcoms, the creators of "Seinfeld"…
During the annual gabfest of the four network entertainment heads sponsored by the Intl. Radio & TV Society last Friday, ABC Entertainment prexy Ted Harbert issued the network's first public comments…
Star Lindsay Wagner and co-star Amy Aquino rise above this torpid, rather than torrid, Danielle Steel adaptation. Neither as glitzy as "Crossings" nor as trashy as "Star," this piece of Olympics…
NBC's "Today" ranked first in the morning race Jan. 31-Feb. 4 for Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings, while the latenight race continued to heat up with increased viewing of both "Late Show With…
It looks as if "Homicide: Life on the Street" won't be killed off just yet. NBC honchos huddled with Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, the detective drama's nervous parents, last week to hammer out a…
Claiming that the merger of the Bell Atlantic phone company with the cable giant TCI will lead to more, not less, competition, Ray Smith, chairman and CEO of Bell Atlantic Corp., endorsed the premise…
Host: Russell Baker.
DirecTV Inc., the 150-channel direct broadcast satellite service, signed deals with several major cable networks, including the Disney Channel, as it prepares for its April launch.