Joan Rivers will be the next comic to get the Comedy Central "Roast" treatment.
Turner Entertainment Networks has upped Sam Linsky to senior VP of current programming for TNT and TBS.
TV Land has picked up its most successful original series, "High School Reunion," for a third season.
Lifetime has signed Unilever to a multiplatform sponsorship deal for the network's upcoming "Maneater."
Universal Pictures has inked TruTV as a promotional partner for "State of Play" and "Land of the Lost," enlisting the Turner-owned cabler to run a series of custom spots for these upcoming theatrical…
Turner Networks has entered into several movie-licensing deals with Lionsgate over the past several weeks, giving the cabler the first network TV rights to Tyler Perry-produced pics "Madea Goes to…
Cable's major players are making a big push to boost their presence online, moving aggressively with several initiatives that will allow their paying customers to watch their favorite shows on the…
Showtime's "Californication" has beefed up its cast for its upcoming third season, adding Kathleen Turner, former "OC" star Peter Gallagher and "Numbers" and "Rescue Me" regular Diane Farr.
Showtime is zeroing in on new series pickups, with strong contenders said to be comedy "Ronna & Beverly" and Tim Robbins-produced drama "Possible Side Effects."
MSNBC is the latest cable channel to go high def, announcing Thursday at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C., that it will begin 1080i distribution of its signal starting June 29.