BBC director general Greg Dyke has unveiled a new internal motto for the pubcaster -- "Cut the crap and make it happen."
NBC is close to paying roughly $8 million a year to keep "Late Night" host Conan O'Brien at the Peacock for another four years.
Live from New York -- it's NBC's fall 2002 comedy development! Peacock network Wednesday greenlit a slate of half-hour pilots dominated by projects with roots in NBC's Gotham-based latenight schedule.
FX Networks and Artisan Television are developing an original TV movie about Enron Corp., marking the first dramatic TV project about the energy company to come to light since its collapse.
Thesp-helmer Tim Robbins has signed to direct the pilot of the CBS drama pilot "Queens Supreme," while another feature thesp -- Treat Williams -- is close to inking as the lead for the new WB drama…
Helmer Mimi Leder has signed to direct the newly greenlit Fox drama pilot "John Doe," while ABC has given the final "Push" to a hybrid drama/reality series from scribes-producers Ben Affleck and Sean…
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Courtshow addicts are beginning to discover a colorful Houston lawman named Larry Joe Doherty, who presides over "Texas Justice," the syndicated TV series that has vaulted to the No.-1-rated slot…
Viewers took NBC's "Frasier" up on its proposal Tuesday night, as the vet laffer dominated its timeslot and lifted the net to victory on the night by most key demo measures.
Hollywood union publicists have nominated U's "American Pie 2," Warner's "Harry Potter," MGM's "Legally Blonde," Fox's "Moulin Rouge" and DreamWorks' "Shrek" for its Maxwell Weinberg Award for top…
Latin American feevee Discovery Health has inked a carriage deal with No. 2 Argentine MSO Multicanal.