The Food Network will produce a record 1,200 half-hours of original episodes in 1998, adding two fresh series in the fall: "Hot Off the Grill With Bobby Flay" and "East Meets West With Ming Tsai."
ABC is unhappy with the script for 20th Century Fox's upcoming sitcom with Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper, which is now likely to be pushed back to midseason, sources say.
Spurned by its old flame, the "Jerry Springer Show" is being chased into the arms of another TV station in Chicago.
Dan Schneider, the "Head of the Class" alum whose exclusive production pact with Nickelodeon expired March 31, has signed to executive produce the Columbia TriStar TV comedy pilot "Guys Like Us" that…
The History Channel is revamping its primetime lineup this fall to make room for two original docu series: "Sworn to Secrecy" and "Time Machine."
Just a few weeks after the cable industry voted collectively to disband the annual CableAce Awards ceremony, a yearly cable Hall of Fame event is being launched, with the inaugural fete skedded for…
NBC has fortified its leadership position in primetime Nielsens for the April 13-19 week, apparently having shaken off a "Police Videos" challenge to its Thursday dominance and showing the first…
Lensing begins this week on a pair of original telefilms earmarked for Lifetime cable: "Love Is Strange," starring Kate Nelligan, Julie Harris and Ron Silver, and "Hobson's Choice," featuring "China…
Starting next year, Italy's Soccer Assn. will increase the price of TV rights to the national soccer clubs' games by 44% to 610 billion lire ($340 million) per season.
Cable's Cartoon Network has amassed a 1998 on-air promotional calendar that the network says totals more than $53 million in media value, brand exposure, cable affiliate participation and ancillary…
Twentieth TV has filled out the key production staff for its new syndie daytime strip "Forgive or Forget," set to bow June 8.