CMT has renewed reality competish "Cowboy U" for a fifth season, marking the most number of cycles ever ordered for a CMT series. MTV Networks-owned cabler has greenlit eight episodes for the first…
Salma Hayek will star in "Paradise," the four-hour telepic adaptation of the Toni Morrison novel for Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films and ABC. Darnell Martin is adapting the novel and will direct.
"Prison Break" creator Paul Scheuring is staying within the walls of 20th Century Fox TV, inking a rich three-year overall deal with the studio. Pact, valued in the seven figures, immediately ups…
Amid cablers' cries of censorship and favoritism, the government will pull the plug today on seven cable channels, including a news outlet.
A couple of high-profile cable premieres on TNT and Lifetime weren't enough to hold off summer's unsung winner -- the fourth season of USA's "The Dead Zone."
The sixth annual Latin Grammy Awards will be broadcast for the first time on Spanish-language net Univision. Kudos are set to air Thursday, Nov. 3, from the Shrine Auditorium.
Crime is paying for CBS this summer, as the Eye's drama repeats continue to rank among the week's highest-rated programs. Some unscripted skeins made some noise in the final week of July, but it was…
The Museum of Television & Radio will honor Peter Chernin and John Wells Nov. 7 at its annual gala at the BevHilton. Org is recognizing News Corp. prexy-CEO Chernin for career contributions to the…
The road through "Hell's Kitchen" was paved with good ratings for Fox. Monday's two-hour finale of the culinary boot-camp skein featuring renowned but terrifying chef Gordon Ramsay easily led its…
German paybox Premiere has become the first TV broadcaster to set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest uninterrupted TV broadcast after airing reality skein "Big Brother"…
News Corp. is in negotiations to acquire a stake in Russian broadcaster Ren-TV. Reps from News Corp. were said to have met with private national steel group Severstal to discuss a deal.