David Letterman has regained the latenight Nielsen throne -- at least for a week. Thanks to Hillary and a little heart, Letterman and his CBS "Late Show" beat Jay Leno in latenight total viewers for…
With the real-life drama still dominating headlines, CBS has tapped "Sally Hemmings" producer Craig Anderson to develop a four-hour miniseries based on the story of 6-year-old Cuban refugee Elian…
Danny Glover will host and exec produce "Courage," a new weekly primetime series premiering on Fox Family Channel in early summer, the cabler announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. press…
Canadian animation producer CineGroupe, the Children's Television Workshop and IF/X Prods. are set to co-produce the animated series "Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat" for PBS.
A Bill Moyers-hosted two-hour PBS documentary on South Africa's attempt to come to grips with the traumas of apartheid won the Gold Baton, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Alfred I…
Jimmy and Doug's Farmclub.com, the online record label created by Interscope/Geffen/A&M co-chair Jimmy Iovine and Universal Music Group chair-CEO Doug Morris, has spawned a weekly TV show…
FilmFour, Channel 4's pay TV movie channel, signed up more than 250,000 subscribers by the end of December, well above its initial target of 150,000.
Veteran sitcom scribe-producer Don Reo has inked a low seven-figure deal to pen two scripts for Touchstone Television -- including the upcoming Damon Wayans sitcom now in development at ABC.
Barry Diller, eager to beef up the movie pipeline for his USA Home Entertainment, has signed a deal with Overseas Filmgroup for exclusive homevideo rights to "A Map of the World," with Sigourney…
TNT has commissioned a four-hour miniseries based on a forthcoming history of the transcontinental railroad by Stephen Ambrose, the bestselling author of "D-Day" and "Band of Brothers."