FROM NATPEBarbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who have been producing TV together for 13 years, have tapped Mindy Moore as supervising producer for their Buena Vista TV talker, "Iyanla."
Markets & Festivals
NBC is putting "The Fighting Fitzgeralds" into the ring, greenlighting the ATG-produced laffer for a March debut. Separately, ATG has snagged a put pilot commitment from Fox for a one-hour drama to…
Two women meet and spend a cathartic night together in Patrick Stettner's flawed but interesting feature, "The Business of Strangers." This intelligently scripted drama delivers thanks to the smart…
FROM NATPEIt's stream or sink if Hollywood wants to get its due in the Internet age, a NATPE panel on digital piracy concluded Tuesday.
FROM NATPEUniversal Worldwide Television's "The Fifth Wheel" -- the syndicator's follow-up to "Blind Date" -- will roll into Los Angeles on indie KCAL.
The outer limits of reality TV are explored with morbid enthusiasm in "Series 7," in which all but one of the contestants die after 15 minutes of fame. Expertly mimicking the style of reality TV…
FROM NATPELocal stations may feel the need to have an online presence, but station managers are still scratching their heads as to what programming Netizens demand or how to turn the dot-coms into…
FROM NATPE"Caroline," Paramount's talker for fall 2001 starring Caroline Rhea, has racked up clearances in 70 markets, including WNBC in New York and KCAL in Los Angeles.
A powerfully dramatic story of a couple's slowly evolving reaction to a family tragedy, "In the Bedroom" marks an accomplished directorial debut by Todd Field. Beautifully acted by a diverse…
FROM NATPENAACP president Kweisi Mfume on Tuesday revisited the idea of a possible viewer network boycott, saying hope is waning that the broadcasting industry is doing enough when it comes to…