Dearth of Drama Despite Demand
- 'RICOCHET' HITS FOX Net gives early greenlight to Touchstone pilot. Schneider, Michael; Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;11/26/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 39, p3
Reports on the airing of the television drama "Ricochet" at Fox station in the U.S. Executive producers of the project; Theme of the program; Description of the storytelling of the show.
- As the Life Goes Out of the Show. Luray, Martin // New Republic;9/16/57, Vol. 137 Issue 13, p22
Focuses on loss suffered by the television industry with the demise of television producer Robert Montgomery. Decline in the number of serious hour-long drama presentations usually broadcast from New York; TV playwrights who have seen the demand shift to scripts for half-hour melodrama and...
- Where Is... Ted Lange? Christian, Margena A. // Jet;8/4/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p40
The article provides an answer to the question of what happened to the actor Ted Lange. The actor portrayed the bartender Issac Washington on the television program "The Love Boat," directing seventeen of the programs episodes. Topics include appearances on various television programs, a brief...
- TELEVISION DRAMA. // Televisual;Nov2013, p3
The article reflects on the contribution of the post production company Molinare in producing the television drama, "The Tunnel" and "The Bible" along with quotes from producer Ruth Kenley-Letts and writer and executive producer Richard Bedser on the same and listing of Molinare's other projects.
- BLACKS IN THE 'SOAPS'. // Ebony;Mar1978, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p32
The article discusses the insufficient story lines for African American actors in television soaps in the U.S. The author assesses that one reason is the failure of TV producers to hire African American script writers and white writers does not feel the need to include African American roles....
- Veasey's Road to Drama Showrunner Cobbled With Industry
Preconceptions. Estrin, Eric; Hill, Lee Alan // Television Week;2/23/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p24
Features African American television producer Pam Veasey. Career background as scriptwriter for television dramas; Educational background. INSET: Smiley's New PBS Talker Could Widen His Audience.
- ENTERING 'THE TWILIGHT ZONE.'. Boddy, William // Screen;Jul-Oct84, Vol. 25 Issue 4/5, p98
The article focuses on the works of television writer and producer Rod Serling. His career in the industry offers an entry point in discussing issue of historiography by examining the television series the "Twilight Zone," which was aired on CBS from 1959 to 1964. Although Serling's name is most...
- NBC rolls 9 for 'Vegas' Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;10/15/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the showing of the television drama 'Las Vegas' at NBC station in the U.S. Success of the premiere episode; Executive producers of the show; Competition faced with 'Everybody Loves Raymond' and 'Monday Night Football.'
- Helmer nabs 'Commands' Vivarelli, Nick // Daily Variety;4/4/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 3, p21
The article reports that Gabriele Salvatores will direct "Come dio comanda," a father-and-son television drama based on the novel by Niccolo Ammaniti. Salvatores' adaptation will have a similar adolescent perspective, centering around 11-year-old Cristiano and his neo-Nazi father, both outcasts...