Granada TV has become the first British company to break into the U.S. network production business, with the announcement that ABC has ordered 13 episodes of "Cracker" for its fall schedule.
Nick at Nite will send "The Brady Bunch" and "Laverne & Shirley" back to primetime in 1998 --- "Laverne" beginning in June and "Brady" in September. Meanwhile Nick's spinoff, nostalgia-net TV Land…
CBS has begun informing producers of the new shows ordered for its fall primetime schedule, which will be presented to advertisers on Thursday. However, top studio execs were still in the dark late…
Fox Entertainment Group President Peter Roth embraced a strategy of stability in the official presentation of his first fall primetime lineup, which keeps four nights of the schedule unchanged next…
Polygram TV has pacted to distribute domestically the offbeat Alliance Communications drama "Due South," 22 originals of which are being produced for the syndie market beginning this fall. The series…
ABC today is expected to announce the appointment of Preston Padden as president of the ABC television network, as previously reported (Daily Variety, May 12).
HBO, which in August premieres "Oz," its first conventional drama series, has purchased an unspecified number of episodes of the historical drama "The Founding Fathers" from producers Oliver Stone…
ABC Entertainment took steps to remake its ailing primetime schedule, shelving more than a third of its lineup to add five new dramas, five sitcoms, a new Disney movie franchise and a second weekly…
Fox Broadcasting Co. today will announce a fall primetime schedule that completely rebuilds Thursday night with two new comedies and a new drama in place of "Martin," "Living Single" and "New York…
NetChannel, a Bay Area startup aiming to deliver personalized Internet services via standard TV monitors, has inked a number of strategic partnerships.
Network signal vendor PrimeTime 24 challenged broadcasters Monday to a test of signal strength.
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