Former "Colbert Report" exec producer Allison Silverman has struck a deal to pen a pilot for Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video.
Showtime and Steven Spielberg want to put on a show about putting on a Broadway show.
Fox has given a presentation order to a half-hour project from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Prods. and Warner Bros. TV.
Disney-ABC Television Group has cut a deal with Getty Images for distribution of its publicity pics and other imagery from its vintage and contempo programs.
Bill Condon has been tapped to helm the pilot for the Showtime series "The C Word," starring Laura Linney.
Producer Bertram van Munster was sure it would be the year for "Dancing With the Stars."
Michael Sucsy's Cinderella story is now complete with six Emmy statues to decorate "Grey Gradens."
Steve Lanzano will take the reins of the Gotham-based Television Bureau of Advertising as of Jan. 1.
Pay TV has long been the smallscreen's bulletproof business model: Subscribers pay their $10-$15 a month, and the nets are free from the tyranny of advertiser concerns and overnight ratings scrutiny.
If it works, they'll look like geniuses. If it doesn't, it will amount to a big ding, at least in the short term, to the bottom lines of Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM.
Murder, adultery, thievery, family intrigue and great costumes: Sounds like grist for a pay cable drama, and that's what scribe-helmer Neil Jordan intends to make of the infamous Borgia clan for…