The marketing and PR staff at Showtime can take credit for making Kirstie Alley the most famous fat person in America since Jackie Gleason.
Tuning In: Leave it to a guy from Washington to saunter into Hollywood and quickly identify the town's political failings in terms of communicating its story. While being honored by the Caucus for…
ABC's Steve McPherson won't even entertain the notion, but there's a growing consensus that next year's ratings race may be his to lose. Already flush from the success of "Desperate Housewives" and…
A storm is brewing in the teacup of Canadian film and TV biz. The Canadian Assn. of Broadcasters launched a scathing offensive last week, accusing actors' union ACTRA of misleading parliament in its…
Argentina's America TV has tapped soccer hero Carlos Bilardo in its latest bid to boost ratings.
"CSI" and "Survivor" helped CBS dominate primetime on Thursday, as the net easily won every half-hour of the evening, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Fox will spend at least 13 episodes in the clink, with hourlong escape actioner "Prison Break" having locked down an early greenlight. Project, from 20th Century Fox TV, Adelstein/Parouse Prods. and…
Tax day provides an especially harsh reality check for contestants of reality TV: Some find their dream homes come with a whopping tax bill.
CBS is enlisting headline makers Amber Frey and Martha Stewart to do battle on two of the most competitive nights in May sweeps.
Gavin Polone's Pariah shingle has inked a two-year, first-look deal at Sony for film and TV projects.
Twentieth TV has canceled "Ambush Makeover," its syndicated five-a-week half-hour, which failed to reach a mass audience when the distributor shifted it from a limited test run to a full national…