Their ratings may be relatively small, but emerging nets WB and UPN still have big-time Emmy hopes.
Norman Lear has inked a deal with Film Roman to develop an animated comedy series that takes an irreverent look at the aging process.
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" should set an opening-weekend box office record in Japan when it hits theaters here in July, but "Pocket Monsters" are not afraid of the Force.
NBC has a good chance of repeating and even improving upon last year's impressive 86 nominations. Although the demise of "Seinfeld" will mean a few less comedy trophies on the Peacock network's…
Jenny Hontz is ankling as TV editor of Variety and Daily Variety to become veepee of creative affairs for Disney's Buena Vista TV Prods.
While TV's fraternity of comedy writers continues to recruit from Harvard or the local standup circuit, character-driven storylines and the need for realistic scenes in hospitals and on witness…
The mouse roared back in court Thursday after a rough morning at the Jeffrey Katzenberg trial where a Disney subpoena failed to draw DreamWorks further into the case.
Team Communications, a fast-growing TV producer-distribbery, has inked a letter of intent to acquire Dandelion, a British film and TV distribbery, for $5 million in cash and securities.
It's not surprising that last year's Emmy for best commercial went to a 60-second spot that saluted revolutionary thinkers, the "crazy ones" with the courage to "think different" and change the world.
David England has been named chief financial officer of the UPN weblet.
Miramax Films, actor-producer Dustin Hoffman and director Tony Goldwyn, who collaborated on the romance "A Walk on the Moon," will reunite for the dramatic comedy "Dinner for Two at the El Cortez."