"Reaper" has earned a reprieve.
The nets set the puzzle pieces of their 2008-09 skeds in place Monday with a flurry of pilot pickups and renewals handed out on the eve of the upfront marathon, which begins today with presentations…
Fox isn't expected to mess with its fall schedule -- but that didn't stop it from kicking off a flurry of pickup activity over the weekend.
CBS is said to be thinking about going long on laughs next season.
Fox Broadcasting Co. and 20th Century Fox TV are stepping up their search for the next generation of animation hits with the launch of two departments dedicated to toon development and production.
News Corp. is out of the running for Newsday, leaving Cablevision as the front-runner to buy the Long Island-based newspaper from Tribune Co.
It may be an unusual year for the network biz, but web execs have spent the weekend doing what they always do in the days before upfront week: weighing skedding plans and handing out pilot pickups…
The long-running cable vs. broadcast war will escalate again this week, as TNT and TBS boldly go where no cabler has gone before -- mounting an upfront presentation for Madison Avenue the same week…
They've got money, relationships and a more attractive backend definition than any other studio in town. What's not to like?
These are not the numbers network execs want to hear as they get ready for next week's upfront presentations in Gotham.
Comedy Central is reviving Chuck Barris' "The Gong Show," with comedian Dave Attell as host.