Actress Joan Cusack ("In & Out") has inked a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to star in a sitcom written by Eric Gilliland ("Roseanne") for fall 1999.
Michael Ovitz made his first official pitch before all 31 National Football League owners here Tuesday, and it should surprise no one that it came in movie form and that he stressed hitting the right…
Telefilm Canada executive director Francois Macerola is ankling the top job at the Canuck film and TV funder to run as a candidate for the Liberal Party in the upcoming Quebec election.
"Lateline" writer Billy Kimball has been tapped to executive produce the new Craig Kilborn-hosted version of the Eye web's "Late Late Show."
Now that it has relaunched the old-skewing Family Channel as the kid-and-young-adult targeted Fox Family Channel, the cabler announced Tuesday that it will create two channels for the digital world.
The World Series has lifted Fox to first place in Oct. 19-25 primetime Nielsen race in another week of mostly discouraging results for the broadcast nets.
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.
TV France Intl. (TVFI), the umbrella group that oversees exports of French programming, has signed a deal with the Ethnic American Broadcasting Co. (EABC) to take part in the creation of a French…
Proving that even at Disney no cow or dog is too sacred, the studio has struck a deal with TV scribes Spencer Green and Mary Elizabeth Williams to pen a feature parody of such seemingly inviolate…
College basketball's March Madness will escalate to raging insanity for subscribers of DirecTV, which will funnel as many as 36 NCAA games to college-hoop junkies within a concentrated two-week…
David Baldwin, senior VP of program planning at HBO, has announced that Jill Champtaloup has been tapped as VP, program planning and scheduling, for Cinemax. Champtaloup will be responsible for the…