ABC has ordered a Universal TV comedy pilot starring musician Kirk Franklin and executive produced by "Moesha's" Ralph Farquhar.
The USA Network raised a ruckus on Friday, charging that the claims of the Fox cablenet FX in ads trumpeting the ratings for its offnet reruns of "The X-Files" were inaccurate based on available…
HBO NYC Prods., which stole the spotlight at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards with the five-win performance of its docudrama "Miss Evers' Boys," has begun filming on the new film parody "SNAFU"…
Fox Broadcasting on Monday gave up on daytime, abruptly canceling "The Vicki Lawrence Show" just five weeks after it premiered as an attempt to relaunch the struggling "Fox After Breakfast."
NBC veteran Albert Spevak has been named senior vice president of business affairs for MGM Worldwide Television Group.
Tony Danza is back in typical dese and dose form, portraying a sportswriter who doesn't know how to use a computer and a single dad who doesn't know how to parent in a comedy that doesn't have a…
An intriguing look at the agonies of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, northern Mexico and Southern California forthrightly reveals the animals' and vegetation's dreadful task of accommodating…
Lincoln D. Bandlow has been named attorney of legal affairs for Carsey-Werner. Bandlow, who had been with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he specialized in media law and First Amendment matters, will…
Producer Peter Engel has extended his pact with NBC Enterprises, agreeing to a new five-year deal that potentially will add primetime series to his current teen-oriented Saturday morning slate.
Who's sorry now? Maybe Twentieth TV. Fox's syndie arm is developing an offbeat gameshow that (tentatively) borrows its title from Connie Francis' rueful 1958 hit.
In an effort to streamline his campaign finance reform bill, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) temporarily has dropped a demand that broadcasters set aside a chunk of free airtime for political commercials.