It's only an experiment, but by allowing DirecTV to time-shift the daily NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives," Columbia TriStar TV may be knocking the first prop out of the traditional…
Major League Baseball is hopping mad that ESPN wants to relegate three of its Sunday night regular-season games this September to ESPN2.
Ed Grimley, talkshow host? Actor/comedian Martin Short is said to be in talks with King World Prods. to develop a syndie talkshow, possibly for latenight. Reps for Short and King World would not…
In a clear attempt to put the network into the event telepic and miniseries game under recently named exec VP for movies and miniseries Susan Lyne, ABC has lined up several star-studded projects…
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry ("Lonesome Dove") and his partner Diana Ossana have signed a deal with Imagine TV to create and write their first primetime TV series, a one-hour drama…
Buena Vista TV's "Home Improvement" reruns have solicited bids from TBS, USA and FX in the neighborhood of $87.5 million for the basic cable window of the series.
Fox Kids Worldwide has asked Dutch channel SBS6 to form a new programming partnership with Fox's Dutch outlet TV10.
Craig Anderson Prods. has acquired the rights to Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "The Young Man From Atlanta" and will produce a two-hour telepic for the Eye web.
The Hispanic community, angered by the burning of a Puerto Rican flag on the hit sitcom "Seinfeld," complained Friday that Latinos only appeared on U.S. television as caricatures and the butt of…
In what could be the most expensive miniseries ever launched for broadcast TV, NBC Studios and Hallmark Entertainment are planning a massive 12-hour epic called "The Bible," with Richard Attenborough…
Under more pressure than ever to increase NFL ad prices by 20%, the networks are trying a variety of new sales tactics, but media buyers believe they'll be able hold price hikes to single digits.