After nearly a week of marathon pilot screening sessions at the broadcast nets, speculation about prime pickup prospects has hit a fever pitch as the countdown to upfront week begins.
Comedy vets Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith have inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV.
Pilot screenings are just getting under way at the broadcast networks, but already some projects are pulling away from the pack vying for slots on the 2012-13 primetime sked.
"Food is the new sports," a media buyer told me the other day as I was trolling to get a sense of how this year's upfront advertising sales market is shaping up for the big broadcast and cable nets.
The networks are ready to do some spring cleaning of their primetime skeds. And the job of sweeping out the old to make room for the new may be more thorough at some shops than it has been in recent…
Whitney Cummings is taking over more TV turf with a greenlight from E! for a weekly half-hour yakker to bow later this year.
For producer Graham King, the mathematics of the movie business is easy -- it all hinges on the sum of your relationships.
"NYC 22" exec producer Ken Sanzel has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV.
Variety has been selected as one of the United Nations Foundation and United Nations Assn. of the USA's 2012 Global Leadership honorees.
In selecting a new showrunner for "Smash," producers faced the kind of Ivy-vs.-Karen choice that has been central to the storyline of the NBC tuner-drama in its first season: whether to cast an…
NuvoTV is fielding the largest slate of original programming in the indie cabler's eight-year history as it faces heightened competition for the attention of young Hispanic viewers.