Discovery Communications and three giant cable operators -- Time Warner, Comcast and Cox -- are ponying up $40 million to create a U.S. women's professional soccer league.
After two years of mixed results in syndication, the Easter Seals has signed with Pax TV to air the charity org's annual fund-raising special.
Fox is giving its low-rated frosh drama "Get Real" another shot at success.
Fox has scored a major victory in the race to find the next big family comedy hit, landing ex-"Roseanne" star John Goodman for a new laffer from the Carsey-Werner Co.
Italy's TV group Sitcom has announced the launch of four new digital channels to be distributed in Italy and continental Europe.
Granite Broadcasting has agreed to pay NBC a whopping $362 million to align its San Jose station KNTV with the network for 10 years beginning in 2002.
TV's lemming-like rush toward gameshows has hit a speedbump: CBS is pulling quizzer "Winning Lines" from its sked for the remainder of the February sweeps.
David Letterman -- who underwent open-heart surgery just five weeks ago -- will return to the "Late Show" part-time, beginning Monday.
Fox and CBS, the two networks on the outside looking in for the early part of the February sweeps, had something to smile about after surveying preliminary Nielsens for Sunday night.
With Thursday's lineup contributing its best ratings since September and strong second-week numbers from rookie Saturday drama "The Others" highlighting a weekend surge, NBC has moved ahead of ABC…