Pilot season pickups continue apace Friday with word that CBS has given the greenlight to cop drama "Rookies."
Angela Bromstad has announced her exit as prexy of primetime programming for NBC and Universal Media Studios.
Jim Packer has left the Lion for Lionsgate, where he'll serve as prexy of worldwide television distribution and digital.
NBC is said to have given a pilot order to a supernatural-themed police drama from "Battlestar Galactica" maven Ron Moore.
Fox has given pilot orders to a drama project from "Heroes" creator/exec producer Tim Kring and a laffer from Rob Thomas.
Former AOL topper and NBC exec Randy Falco has joined Univision Communications as exec veep and chief operating officer.
Word that News Corp. is in talks to possibly acquire Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine Group has stirred a new round of speculation about succession questions within Rupert Murdoch's empire.
In the primetime sea of tortured drama, anti-heroes and grisly corpses, CBS' reboot of "Hawaii Five-0" has been a victory for blue-sky, popcorn TV.
As if on cue, the red-carpet swarm began right at 3 p.m.
Retrans pact covers 28 stations in mid-size markets
ABC has given a pilot order to single-camera laffer "Suburgatory" from scribe Emily Kapnek.