Nielsen's decision to revamp the way it measures Spanish-speaking auds may have changed the face of this February's local market ratings, some Los Angeles English-lingo stations said.
Entertainment and media PR firm the Lippin Group has upped Les Eisner from senior VP to executive vice president. He'll continue reporting to Dick Lippin, chairman-CEO of the Lippin Group.
TNT and Sony Pictures Television are teaming up with "Chicago" exec producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on a telefilm adaptation of the novel "The Boy Next Door."
FX has ordered 13 episodes of the original drama "Nip/Tuck," starring Julian McMahon, Dylan Walsh, Joely Richardson and John Hensley.
Diane Farr has booked her second pilot of the season, while newcomer Benjamin McKenzie landed the plum role of Ryan in the McG and Josh Schwartz drama pilot "The O.C." for Fox.
NBC Enterprises has promoted Sean O'Boyle to the newly created post of senior VP and national syndication sales manager for NBC Enterprises.
D.W. Moffett has been touched by Fox's "Skin," while young thesp Josh Hutcherson has scored the role of Eddie in the WB's revival of "The Courtship of Eddie's Father."
Lisa Berger, who formerly served as exec VP of Fox Alternative Studios, has made an early departure from her producing deal at Basic Elements.
USA Network announced Friday that it has deleted a graphic scene from Sept. 11, 2001, in its upcoming Rudy Giuliani biopic.
TV pilot casting was winding down Thursday, as Keri Lynn Pratt nabbed the lead in the WB's "The Help" and Rick Ravanello landed on two pilots.
"The Sopranos" clan has turned to killing each other with kindness, while agreeing to get back to work next month.