There's little that TV moviemakers love better than a wealthy dysfunctional Texas family steeped in incest and murder. The latest instance is the serpentine "Death in Small Doses," a viper's trail of…
People magazine's year-end "25 Most Intriguing People of 1993" lists four TV talkshow hosts -- Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh -- and a fifth, Susan Powter, who graduates…
In a move that could signal the unraveling of MTV's stranglehold on the broadcasting of musicvideos, a consortium of record labels is discussing the formation of its own musicvideo service.
More than any of the talkshows, the carefully formatted, head-to-head latenight network comedy, variety and interview hours are dependent on their writers. "We really try to load up these shows with…
Three days after Los Angeles was injured by earthquake and aftershocks, the insults to business-as-usual in Hollywood continued.
In the fall season's last episode of NBC's "Law & Order" the host of a fictitious talkshow "Final Confession" stages a confrontation between a child molester and one of his victims, then tips off the…
Vic Damone is the headliner at the Scopus Awards ceremony honoring Larry King. Damone joins Art Buchwald and Angie Dickinson on the celebrity roster. Barbara and Marvin Davis and Ted Turner are…
The lines between documentary and electronic press kit get a little blurry in "Tom Petty: Going Home," but the show remains a superbly produced and edited spec that will act nicely as a symbiotic…
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For all its hype and headlines, the Great Talkshow Wars of '93 was actually a broad invasion on all fronts with relatively light casualties. The surging battle for time slots and ratings is not over…