HBO Pictures yesterday announced it has nabbed the rights to Robert Schenkkan's 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning six-hour play "The Kentucky Cycle," and signed Schenkkan to adapt the material into a…
KCBS-TV yesterday swapped the canceled "You Bet Your Life" and the recently added strip version of "Emergency Call," providing syndicator Genesis Entertainment with the station's entire 7-8 p.m…
The first episode of this new anthology series from Robert De Niro's production company is a police drama with heart -- not the sort of thing that one might be looking for on Fox. If high standard is…
Continuing prime time's fascination with musical acts in general and rap in particular, TriStar TV has nailed down Hammer for a Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom pilot.
The turtles landed in the soup as New Line's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Turtles Are Back ... In Time" served up a hearty stew of $ 12,419,597 in its first three days in U.S. release…
Robert Conrad returns to TV as Jack Stewart, law officer who doggedly pursues a case given up by his superiors. Purportedly fact-based script doesn't always make a lot of sense, but serves as a nice…
Times Mirror Co. is getting into interactive cable television. Its Times Mirror Cable Television unit, the nation's 11th largest, is buying an estimated 5% stake in Insight Telecast Inc., creator of…
Despite the networks' preoccupation with attracting younger viewers, producers Fred Silverman and Dean Hargrove keep plugging along with a broad slate of older-skewing programs.
"The Crusaders" has brought a Peacock flock into the fold.
Key personnel at "Dateline: NBC" made serious judgment errors in conceiving, reporting on and responding to attacks on its story on General Motors' trucks, according to an internal report from NBC…