Frank M. Smith Jr., a senior CBS executive for more than 30 years, died April 2 at the Hospice of Palm Beach (Florida) following a long illness. He was 70.
"NYPD Blue" star Jimmy Smits is leaving the ABC drama at some point next season, and he plans to sign an exclusive development deal with the network, sources said Thursday.
HBO is negotiating with Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy to write, produce and star in the pilot for a proposed contemporary comedy series set in the world of media and show business.
Over the protests of many in the TV biz, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has determined that HBO's epic multi-parter "From the Earth to the Moon" is eligible for consideration in the…
Turner Broadcasting System has aced out the broadcast networks again for the exclusive first window of New Line Cinema's "Lost in Space."
Playing catch-up in the cable biz-news game, CNNfn will launch next month in Chile on VTR-Cablexpress.
MGM Intl. Television Distribution has inked a multiyear agreement to license substantial TV and film product to Orbit Satellite Television, a satcaster that beams into the Middle East and North…
"The Gayle King Show" is the latest syndie casualty of the season. CBS's Eyemark Entertainment has opted to cut its losses and not renew the low-rated rookie talkshow strip for a second year…
Blue-collar auteur Michael Moore has inked a three-series production pact with the U.K.'s Channel 4.
Television programming continues to be dominated by violence and the amount of violent programming in primetime has steadily increased during the past three years, a cable industry-sponsored study…