Basic Cable Adopting TV Movies, Miniseries

Basic cable is making a run at the miniseries and TV-movie forms mostly abandoned by the broadcast networks in recent years, churning out projects that will draw good-enough-for-cable numbers.

Made-for-TV Movies, Reborn On Cable

The weekly made-for-TV movie, a staple of late-’60s prime time, is hitting cable with a vengeance, starting with TNT’s Mystery Movie Night.