Comedian Paula Poundstone and thesp Meshach Taylor are joining the cast of Pearson Television's upcoming revival of gamer "To Tell the Truth." Skein is slated to debut in October.
As the May sweeps period comes to a close, KABC is on track to dust up the 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. timeslots in Los Angeles for the third sweeps in a row.
"Jesus" may have bested Regis during the May sweeps, but don't expect producers to suddenly start making many more minis.
KABC television reporter Adrienne Alpert was badly burned Monday when the mast of the news truck in which she was working exploded after it arced with a nearby power line.
DirecTV could end up funneling more than $2 billion to Viacom's MTV Networks in the next decade as part of a blanket deal that includes carriage by DirecTV of all CBS-owned TV stations.
Vincent Spano is out as the lead in "Freedom," the new UPN action series from Joel Silver's Silver Pictures and Warner Bros. Television.
Channel 4 chief exec Michael Jackson has outlined plans for a third company-owned network, the digital and interactive web E4.
Jack Lemmon better clear some space in his trophy case. Ving Rhames has committed to play Johnnie Cochran in "American Tragedy," a CBS mini based on the O.J. Simpson trial.
Spanish TV net Tele 5 has inked a five-year licensing deal with U.S. producer Joe Singer ("Mercury Rising," "Dante's Peak").
Bill Cosby has signed to star in an original movie for TNT called "Work in Progress." Cosby plays a jazz musician who can't commit to a relationship. Cosby will also co-write the movie with Charles…
Showtime has greenlit production on the telepic "Varian's War: A Forgotten Hero," exec produced by Barbra Streisand. Script concerns Varian Fry, who rescued artists from Nazi persecution during WWII.