Helmer Mimi Leder has inked a one-year development deal to exec produce and direct a pilot for Fox Broadcasting Co.
Prolific scribe-producer John Ridley ("Undercover Brother," "Three Kings") has inked an exclusive seven-figure, two-year overall deal with Touchstone Television and ABC.
Fox will rush a special edition of "America's Most Wanted" on the air Friday night, at the request of President Bush.
ABC's Tuesday, once the network's dominant night, is crumbling around its soft center this season -- with sked changes imminent after an even weaker perf from "Bob Patterson" in its second try.
Warning that U.S. TV networks could become propaganda pawns or even the tools of terrorists, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday persuaded the webs to forgo airing live statements…
Incoming Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chairman Bryce Zabel has finalized his executive committee, which meets today to explore the org's Emmy options.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has begun sealing top-market deals with TV stations to air repeats of HBO comedy "The Larry Sanders Show."
Pope John XXIII, famous for modernizing the Roman Catholic church and doing away with Latin mass in 1962, has become the subject of two competing German/Italian miniseries.
Munich-based TV Loonland AG in November will start its first computer-generated images production, in cooperation with German kids web Super RTL and Cologne-based producer GUM Studios.
Pledging to double the company's already notable efforts to promote diversity and cultural understanding, MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston received the Mipcom Personality of the Year award at a…
Qatar-based Arab news agency Al-Jazeera is in the eye of the storm. The Taliban is giving them releases and interviews because it trusts them more than Western networks. And while decrying its…