While 51 million U.S. viewers tuned in to the climax of Planet 24's reality gameshow "Survivor" on CBS, the British public sat spellbound by Channel 4's version of the Endemol gamer "Big Brother."
Azteca America, the planned U.S. Spanish-lingo web, has added New York to its coverage with the purchase of WSAH from the Shop at Home network.
The Canuck web CTV, the only national network world-wide with the moxie to show "The Sopranos" in primetime, has won the ratings race against the CBC's Olympics coverage in its first three episodes…
"Jesse" creator Ira Ungerleider has joined fellow "Friends" alum Adam Chase aboard the upcoming NBC sitcom "Cursed." Ungerleider will serve as executive producer along with Chase, who was tapped last…
Advertisers said Thursday that, contrary to press reports, the Olympic sky is not falling and they are essentially satisfied with ratings of the Sydney Games. While there is no doubt that NBC will be…
Bob Levi, president of worldwide program planning and acquisitions for the Turner Entertainment Group, has snared the Silver Circle award of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences.
The Sci-Fi Channel has inserted an unusual clause in its contract with MGM to keep "Outer Limits" in production for a seventh season of 22 original hours: At least three segs will serve as backdoor…
Pat Quinn has ankled the Metropolitan Talent Agency to join Paradigm, where she will head up the MOW and miniseries division, working closely with both literary and talent agents to package scripts…
Channel 4 plans to launch three film channels in time for Christmas and bow its general entertainment pay TV channel, E4, mid-January.
Showtime has assembled its slate of "all ages" original movies to air on the cabler during 2001 and beyond. Pics include thesp Eric Stoltz's directorial debut, "Annus Horribilis." Stoltz will also…