The guy who puts the pathos and bathos into the World Wrestling Federation's matches is headed for primetime.
Ellen DeGeneres is close to inking a pilot deal with CBS and Artists Television Group for a show-within-a-show comedy vehicle described as "The Larry Sanders Show" meets "The Carol Burnett Show."
CBS topper Leslie Moonves, while defending the Eye's record on racial diversity in casting, is actively working to arrange a meeting with NAACP prexy Kweisi Mfume to discuss the once-again red-hot…
After singing the praises of "The Sopranos" for most of the past year, TV journos made it official Friday, lavishing the HBO mob drama with a record four Television Critics Assn. awards.
Hat Trick Prods. has struck a two-year deal with Warner Bros. to develop and produce comedy and entertainment shows for the U.S. market.
Talent reps are crying foul over the new contracts NBC is fielding to potential new players on "Saturday Night Live."
Channel Four Intl. toppers Bernard Macleod and Gub Neal are in L.A. this week to drum up deals for several of the British broadcaster's current series, including the high-profile gay-themed drama…
Fox Broadcasting has hired Robert Quicksilver as its new executive VP of distribution and affiliate
Writers and producers of the new fall series "Freaks and Geeks," which DreamWorks Television is producing for NBC, met Thursday at Raleigh Studios with reps of the Entertainment Industries Council…
Presidential hopeful Bill Bradley wants broadcasters to give free air time to presidential candidates in the last 60 days of an election, part of a larger plan he is pushing that he said will reduce…