Viewers won't be "Watching Ellie" for much longer -- while the few who had been tuning in UPN's new laffers will have to find something else to do on Tuesday nights.
Comic thesp Joan Cusack could be headed to daytime TV.
Telepictures Prods. president Jim Paratore has been named to the additional post of exec VP of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Telepictures Distribution.
Tom Sizemore ("Black Hawk Down") has signed on to make his TV series debut in Michael Mann and Barry Schindel's police drama pilot for CBS, while Stephen Gyllenhaal ("Losing Isaiah") has agreed to…
Jan Mojto, programming chief at Germany's financially troubled Kirch Group, is ankling to set up his own production company.
"Monsters, Inc." and a whole batch of forthcoming Disney animated theatricals are journeying to a new pay cable destination: John Malone's Starz!.
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With Ted Koppel precariously perched at "Nightline," another old- time newsie is on the way out. "Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser," a show Rukeyser created and hosted for more than 30 years, is…
SoapNet, Disney's sudser-dedicated cable network, will strip its sole original show, weekly half-hour mag "SoapCenter," starting this summer.
John Malone's Starz! has picked up exclusive pay TV rights to the surprise indie theatrical hit "Memento" from Sony Pictures Entertainment for a license fee of about $3.5 million.
The U.K. Football League has rejected calls to renegotiate its contract with ITV Digital.