Boasting the most stars-per-minute of any regularly scheduled sitcom, "Evening Shade" occasionally has trouble coming up with material that's worthy of the likes of Burt Reynolds, Marilu Henner…
Ownership of the Lifetime cable network is almost certain to change before year's end in the face of buyout negotiations among its three corporate parents: Viacom, Capital Cities/ABC and Hearst.
Non-theatrical TV and video programmer Fire & Ice Entertainment has signed an exclusive pact with marketing and distribution company the Maier Group for the development of homevid programming under…
"Geronimo," chronicling the Apache war chief's early years, goes before the cameras this spring for TNT.
The Writers Guild of America, West will give its 1993 Paul Selvin Award to writer Cynthia Whitcomb. Whitcomb is receiving the awardfor "Guilty Until Proven Innocent," an NBC telefilm that told the…
Pope John Paul II, history's most traveled and publicly displayed pontiff, takes to the airwaves today on two national television networks.
George Carlin could turn up in a prime time series next fall on Fox Broadcasting Co., with a pilot being developed by Sam Simon, one of the co-developers and exec producers on "The Simpsons."
Paramount Network TV has confirmed a two-year production commitment to the comedy "Wings," as reported (Daily Variety, Feb. 8). The series already has been renewed for next season by NBC and been…
ICM has nabbed "Cheers" star Kirstie Alley, sources say, where she'll be repped by Guy McElwaine, Elaine Goldsmith and George Freeman.
Jack Nicholson has been added to the cast of presenters for the 65th Academy Awards, which will be handed out March 29, in ceremonies televised live by ABC.