Blair Underwood is an attractive, charismatic actor, but all that charm will be put to the test and then some by "Ironside," another vintage revival that bears virtually no resemblance to the source.
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS) has added a fresh group of industry honchos to its officer ranks. Bela Bajaria, exec veep of Universal TV, has been named president; CAA's co-head of…
Entertainment newsmag “Extra” is moving from a mall to a theme park. The syndicated series, hosted by Maria Menounos and Mario Lopez, will kick off its 20th season from Universal Studios Hollywood…
After a major network bidding war, Tina Fey and Matt Hubbard's untitled comedy has landed at Fox with a series commitment. The multi-cam laffer is set at a women's college that, for the first time in…
Jordan Kerner's career as a television executive started long before he reached the network suites at ABC and Universal Television for NBC; it started in his Stanford dorm room.
Producer Will Packer has signed his first overall TV deal, inking a two-year pact with Universal TV to develop projects for the studio. “We are excited to work with Will,” said Bela Bajaria, exec…
The manliest thing about NBCU's new guy-focused Esquire channel may be the attempt to launch it.
On paper, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" seems to break the laws of network television.
Pilot season was good for the major studios, which emerged from upfront week with orders for 50 new scripted comedy and drama series, up by more than 20% from last year. Production of new scripted…
Comedy writers Brian Bradley and Steven Cragg have inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV slated to begin mid-June. Pair most recently served as consulting producers on “Scrubs” and “Happy…