NBC got off to a rousing start with last Sunday's opener of the New York-Chicago NBA Eastern final playoff series, dunking all sports competition with the highest rating ever for a semifinal opener.
Reminiscent of old Hollywood, this uneven comedy is probably more interesting for the off-screen grist it provided the tabloid mill than anything on-camera. Still, with its undeniable "feel-good"…
New Screen Concepts, the producers of such reality programming as "Yearbook" and CBS' acclaimed "The Body Human" specials, is seeking to expand their program roster with the creation of a wing…
Maintaining that its May sweeps win establishes "a level playing field" for next fall, NBC officials crowed over their record ninth consecutive May crown while CBS and ABC battled down to the wire in…
If no news is good news, what sort of news is too much news?
Producer Leonard Hill has made longtime associate Joel Fields a partner in his independent production company, changing the name from Leonard Hill Films to Hill-Fields Entertainment.
Frank Lupo reportedly will become an exec producer next fall on CBS' "Walker, Texas Ranger," in the process cutting in Columbia Pictures TV -- where Lupo has an overall deal -- as a partner on the…
Fox Broadcasting Co., preaching patience with new series, said it will still extend 13-episode orders to most of its new series, bucking the move by some of the full-grown webs to short-order their…
Lorimar TV remains the 800-pound gorilla of prime time, with 13 series set for next fall on the three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co., even as network in-house production continues to squeeze…
Producer Judith Polone is severing ties to Hearst Entertainment with seven months remaining on her contract and will go the independent route, taking several projects in development with her.