Twentieth Television is hoping to stir up its development slate with "Talk Soup" alum John Henson. Former MTV veejay Kennedy and sexpert Dr. Drew Pinsky are also on the studio's roster.
It's not easy being Pax. With smaller budgets and weaker distribution, the family values net can't compete with the big networks when it comes to programming, power and prestige.
Spanish-lingo TV viewers can look forward to more laughs and more news this season. Both major U.S. Spanish-language TV networks -- leader Univision and second-place Telemundo -- will air original…
Making its debut in a new region, National Geographic Channel Intl. will bow in Brazil Nov. 1 and will launch in Spanish-lingo Latam markets in the first quarter of 2001.
Producing an original weekly TV series is not cheap. Yet with the popularity of HBO's "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City," more cablers, both basic and pay, are developing and producing their own…
After a summer marred with controversy, ABC News harvested a double vote of confidence this week, nabbing Ted Koppel for another five years and raking in eleven news and documentary Emmy Awards--more…
A strong fourth quarter for its TV productions, including a telecast of the 27th annual daytime Emmys, helped Dick Clark Prods. get back into the black for the period and also post a 278% improvement…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the workers on "Arrest and Trial," a reality series for broadcast syndication produced by Studios USA's First Run Prods.
Since doing research for his 1981 film "Prince of the City," veteran director Sidney Lumet has wanted to delve into the world of the prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused who inhabit New York's…
After a summer of tribal councils and final answers, network television's ready to get back into the business of shows-- the kind with scripts and stars and no promise of a million-dollar payoff.
It's a long way from directing Leonardo DiCaprio on a Thai beach to the slums of Manchester, but Danny Boyle is returning to his roots. In his first outing since "The Beach," Boyle has signed up to…