Paramount TV appears to have failed to keep "Leeza" alive as a firstrun syndicated series after NBC stopped supporting the show last year.
After a nearly decadelong absence, Oscar and Emmy-winning scribe-producer James L. Brooks is set to return to live-action TV comedy next season as creator and exec producer of a half-hour comedy…
Kathy Najimy has decided to come out of the closet -- "Veronica's Closet," that is. After three years with the NBC laffer, thesp will ankle the skein at the end of this season. Najimy, who plays…
The "Late Show" without David Letterman beat "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in both New York and Los Angeles on Monday night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings.
Helmer Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") has reupped with Propaganda Films' Satellite commercial subsid, extending his contract for an additional three years to shoot primarily ad spots and…
The Directors Guild of America named a half-dozen directors of commercials, including four first-timers, as nominees Tuesday for outstanding directorial achievement in 1999.
The Eye has been slimed. As an early sign of future synergy with Viacom, CBS will air a branded block of Nickelodeon programming starting this fall.
NBC has picked up a half-hour comedy pilot from NBC Studios starring "In Living Color" vet David Alan Grier, while CBS has closed a deal for a Jerry Bruckheimer/Touchstone Television-produced drama…
Helmer Barry Sonnenfeld has inked to direct and Patrick Warburton ("Seinfeld") will star in Columbia TriStar Television's half-hour single-camera comedy pilot "The Tick" for Fox Broadcasting.
Social satirist Michael Moore is teaming up with Salter Street Films, a small, Halifax-based production company, to produce the second season of "The Awful Truth."