The nets are discovering that it's never too early to tubthump.
Shaquille O'Neal has partnered with Codeblack Entertainment to produce a series of "All-Star Comedy Jam" TV speshes featuring prominent African-American comics.
Jeff Pryor has formally exited his post as exec veep of corporate communications for MGM and returned to his Priority PR shingle.
NBC News vet Mark Lukasiewicz has been given oversight of news specials produced for the Peacock's broadcast and cable outlets.
Endemol has cut a deal with Jerry Seinfeld to serve as the international distrib for his nonscripted NBC skein "The Marriage Ref."
The CW will kick off its fall campaign on Sept. 8 with the sophomore year of "90210" and the bow of "Melrose Place."
ABC's "Lost" and "Grey's Anatomy" racked up big online auds in May. CW's "Gossip Girl" had a big month too, according to online vid viewing stats for May just released by Nielsen VideoCensus.
It's been a great year for the Nard-dog.
Old-school animation writers and producers will meet new-school production techniques in a development pact between Reveille and vidgame-centric website Machinima.com.
Shine TV exec Robin Ashbrook is relocating across the Pond, joining Reveille as veep of creative affairs.
Hollywood has lost its grip on pilot season.