Everyday is Halloween in the candle-lit office of Alan Skinner, creative director for the TV promo shop Another Large Production.
Here comes another judge -- Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. is developing a syndie courtshow strip for a fall 1999 debut. Telepictures is understood to have inked a deal with Detroit-area jurist…
The Beeb is on the Dish -- Satcaster EchoStar has picked up the fledgling BBC America channel, marking the first major carriage agreement for the 24-hour Brit TV showcase.
Studios USA is prepping a firstrun reality strip "Free Speech" for a fall 1999 debut.
Scott Sassa is stepping into the eye of a hurricane as he begins his new gig as entertainment prexy at NBC.
Pat Wallace, VP and general manager of NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia, has been tapped to take over from Scott Sassa as president of the NBC Television Stations, the web is expected to announce today.
KTLA, ever the broadcasting pioneer, will become the first L.A. station to broadcast a high-definition digital signal at 10 a.m. on Thursday, with live coverage of John Glenn's return to space in the…
UPN is reshuffling its ailing Monday sitcom lineup and benching its much-maligned “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer” for the November sweep. As of Nov. 2, a second original seg of “Malcolm &…
Freshman gaveler "Judge Mills Lane" took a double-digit ratings jump in the week ended Oct. 11, according to Nielsen's latest national syndie ratings report.
Merv Griffin Entertainment is prepping a TV special and homevideo compilation of the legendary filmmaker's numerous appearances -- at least 40, by Griffin's count -- on Griffin's various talkshows…
Beau Bridges has signed to star in a four-hour biopic of legendary showman P.T. Barnum for the A&E Network cabler, to be co-produced by A&E and Hallmark Entertainment.