HBO officials were beaming Thursday over recognition from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the pay service's chairman & CEO, Michael Fuchs, is hoping cable operators also will take…
With almost eerie precision, ABC and PBS topped nominations for the 14th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards with 34 and 30 nods, respectively, the same figure both drew last year. The nominations…
Lucas alum Jill Alofs has set up Total Clearance, a Mill Valley-based company handling rights clearance. The firm will focus on multimedia, film, video and TV. According to LucasArts attorney Jim…
All American TV will strip “Baywatch” beginning in fall 1995. The firstrun syndie series, which begins its third season in syndication this fall, will have compiled more than 105 episodes by the time…
Former Planet 3 Entertainment Group veepee of development Howard Barish announced Wednesday the formation of Kandoo Films, Inc., a TV movie and low-budget feature company.
The ratings of many top syndie shows withered under the heat of Independence Day barbecues, according to the Nielsen national barter rankings for the week ended July 11.
Gregory Harrison, whose range has been extensive on stage and TV, finds his talents confounded in Ken Hixon's slim romantic comedy-mystery about a down-at-the-heel actor. Gimmick is that a mysterious…
The Lifetime cable network is replacing its Sunday lineup of medical programs geared to doctors with reruns of "L.A. Law," original movies and three half-hour information series for parents, among…
Robert Urich's longtime detective Spenser, who slugged it out during the ABC 1985-88 "Spenser: For Hire" series and endured as a pop fave private investigator, has turned into just another gumshoe…
An Oakland woman has settled her privacy suit against CBS over a "Street Stories" show that followed a crime-victim squad into the woman's home for a report of alleged wife-beating.
Intl. Family Entertainment has appointed Paul Newton as managing director of the Family Channel in the United Kingdom.