Paxson Communications Corp.'s $70.5 million write-off in the latest quarter to devalue its syndicated programming inventory looks a lot like a hasty effort to clean up its books ahead of a likely…
ABC is moving forward with a pilot for Paramount TV's midseason comedy contender "People Who Fear People." Jon Cryer heads an ensemble cast in the sitcom that follows the lives of four "paranoid…
An informal survey of top TV writers finds that technology hasn't had much effect on the essence of their craft, whether they pound it out in longhand or on laptops. But e-mail and the Internet have…
Sarah Timberman, a six-year Columbia TriStar TV vet who shepherded the studio's signature hits "Dawson's Creek" and "Party of Five," has been promoted to exec VP of series development for Col TriStar.
Joseph D. Zaleski, a 32-year syndication sales veteran who shattered industry records with his sales campaign on behalf of "The Cosby Show," died Friday of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in…
Columbia TriStar TV has just shelled out an eye-popping high-six-figure fee for a drama script from Scott Rosenberg, who also has a drama pilot in the works with Col TriStar and the WB Network.
The century-spanning life story of Britain's beloved Queen Mum is headed to NBC as a telefilm produced by her grandson, Edward Windsor.
"Entertainment Tonight" veteran Larry Fleece has been named exec producer of Paramount's syndie strip "Real TV."
The WB Network aims to drum up a heap of cross promotion with radio stations in the top 50 markets through its "WB Radio Music Awards," to be broadcast live Oct. 28 from the Mandalay Bay Resort…
In the first program shuffle of the new fall season, UPN has pushed back the bow of the Barry Sonnenfeld/Barry Josephson action drama "Secret Agent Man" until midseason.