TNT has bought the cable rights to reruns of Twentieth TV's "The Pretender," for the relatively modest license fee of about $250,000 an episode.
The bitter rivalry between France's Television Par Satellite (TPS) digital consortium and pay TV group Canal Plus is about to spill onto the soccer field.
Gregory Lanesey's "30, Still Single: Contemplating Suicide," a comedy about a young man's difficult search for a bride in contemporary L.A., received the best feature prize at the Santa Monica Film…
Barry Diller's USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel have hired five new programming executives in Los Angeles to reflect the networks' ramped-up production of original series.
John Travolta will be a presenter at the Academy Awards. This will be his sixth appearance on an Oscar telecast.
National Geographic Television has upped Julie Bellonte from director of international homevideo to VP for its International Home Video unit. In her new position, Bellonte will be charged with the…
The "60 Minutes" report on the Louise Woodward case brought a harsh response from over 70 physicians who debunked the broadcast as "preposterous."
Veteran producer Steven Bochco ("NYPD Blue") appears to have cleared up his differences with CBS and is developing a new drama for the Eye web that may be launched as early as next January.
In a rare spec script transaction by the Jim Henson Co., the Sony-based production company has picked up tyro scribe Brian Lynch's "The Next Muppet Movie."
Bob Bibb and Lewis Goldstein have been upped to co-presidents of marketing at the WB netlet.
The debut of "Strange World" registered ABC's lowest households and adults 18-49 rating for original programming ever on that web in the Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot.