Showtime has angered some cable operators by giving their main competitor, DirecTV, the exclusive right to offer the live Showtime cablecast of the Oct. 23 Mike Tyson-Orlin Norris fight to the…
Further confirmation that the 1999-00 season is shaping up to be the year of the drama came Thursday as a trio of frosh hours snagged full-season orders.
With syndicators keeping their cards close to their chest for fall 2000 as they watch for weaknesses in current lineups, Paramount already has cleared the upcoming "Dr. Laura" in 19 of the top 25…
Brillstein-Grey Television has inked an exclusive overall development deal with Donick Cary, co-exec producer of "The Simpsons."
Former "Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher" star Mitch Mullany has inked a sitcom development/holding deal with NBC.
Former "Seinfeld" scribe-showrunners Alec Berg and Jeff Schaffer have landed a six-episode commitment from Fox Broadcasting for a new half-hour comedy that could be on the air as soon as March.
The Peacock once again will play ball with its favorite "Kid" now that Dave Foley has inked an overall production deal with NBC Studios to develop and star in programs for various dayparts.
"NYPD Blue" creator/exec producer Steven Bochco is seeing red over the possibility that ABC might bump his hit cop skein out of its established 10 p.m. Tuesday slot in favor of frosh drama "Once and…
In another bid to beef up its comedy development roster, the WB has given a put pilot commitment to a half-hour laffer from "Tommy Boy" writing/directing duo Fred Wolf and Peter Segal.
In an indirect swipe at their cable competish, the Big Six are mounting an all-out campaign to convince TV Guide and other listing services to stop identifying second and third runs of programs as…
Disney affiliate DIC Entertainment signed an agreement Tuesday with Ameko Entertainment, a South Korean firm, to co-produce three animation series starting with "Super Duper Sumos."