When Linwood Boomer wrote the pilot for "Malcolm in the Middle," he never considered the practical aspects of producing a series about a boy genius. Once in pre-production, he realized how difficult…
The highlight reel of Doug Herzog's time in the broadcast network business isn't long, but it has a familiar theme song: They Might Be Giants' "Boss of Me," which accompanied the opening credits of…
'Malcolm in the Middle' thesp answers a few questions.
Unlike most series that make it through seven seasons and 151 episodes, "Malcolm in the Middle" goes out like it began -- with the cast intact and its creator on board.
Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday downplayed his fund-raising for Hillary Clinton, calling the upcoming $1,000-a-head breakfast no big deal. "It will be pretty modest support and give our people a chance…
The USA Network has commissioned Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. to develop "Peace Out," a six-hour miniseries that will tackle the Iraq War as a "MASH"-like dark comedy.
Peacock parent NBC Universal has engineered an elaborate children's programming blueprint to fill the network's Saturday-morning schedule beginning in the fall. Called "Smart Place for Kids," the…
As the BBC reinvents itself for the digital world, rivals are lining up to denounce what they claim is the pubcaster's latest land grab. Last month, director general Mark Thompson announced a seismic…
Before broadcasters get their weeklong party on with Madison Avenue next week, cablers are busily courting ad buyers, touting new shows, multiplatform packages, outlining aggressive digital…
ABC, CBS and Fox possess television's top-rated programs, but each may be pondering a breakup of its hit pairings to spread the wealth around to other nights.