Chuck Norris debuts as a Lone Star lawman in troubled Cannon TV series (studio's financing failed and production halted at completion of four hours of CBS's 13-hour order). Overinflated two-hour…
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" inched back ahead of "Nightline" in their common half-hour for Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings covering the April 12-16 week.
Premature birth is hardly a unique situation. The complications following it form the basis of this tastefully-told but slow-moving story, based on an autobiographical book written by one of the…
Cannon Pictures may have gotten the boost it needs to secure financing to continue "Walker, Texas Ranger," as the Chuck Norris series blew away the competition with its two-hour CBS premiere…
The president of Reeves Entertainment is seeking to buy the independent production company from its British parent, Thames TV.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against infomercial producer David P. Del Dotto for allegedly misrepresenting numerous features of his company's real estate venture called the…
Hollywood's call for the Clinton administration Justice Dept. to support fin-syn-related decrees may have fallen on deaf ears. The Justice Dept. has had a longstanding opposition to the financial…
Noting that fewer than 10% of TV movies are filmed under union contract, one union official within the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is warning members that now is the time to take a…
A class action lawsuit accuses Turner Broadcasting System Inc. officials of plotting a breakup of the company that would leave minority shareholders out in the cold.
Producer Ken Burns has signed up his series, "The Civil War," for another hitch with the PBS.
NBC has renewed "Seinfeld" for the coming year and is reportedly discussing the prospect of extending that deal through the 1994-95 season.