The scribes behind the buzzed-about 1998 comedy short "Swingblade" are moving into television, inking premium script deals for half-hour projects at ABC and UPN.
Frosh drama "Safe Harbor" has been cast out to sea by the WB, while Fox has decided to show a little love toward its new "Party of Five" spin-off "Time of Your Life."
Marc Tessier, president of publicly owned France Television, on Wednesday urged the French government to speed up its preparations for terrestrial digital TV.
It looks like Fox has a dead-end "Ally" on its Tuesday schedule. After a disappointing run in the Tuesday 8 p.m. leadoff slot, "Ally," an innovative half-hour repackaging of the hit "Ally McBeal,"…
CBS now owns the "World." The Eye has nabbed first network broadcast rights to MGM's "The World Is Not Enough" for an estimated $20 million.
NBC has greenlit a new version of the 1950s gameshow "Twenty One," recruiting gabber Maury Povich to serve as host of the reincarnated quizzer. Peacock had ordered four hourlong segs of the skein…
The Post Group has entered into a long-term agreement with Panasonic's Broadcast & Television Systems to develop digital and HDTV post-production tools for the film and television industries.
Children's Television Workshop will be launching a quartet of kids shows for January's NATPE confab with hopes to match the success of "Sesame Street" and "Dragon Tales."
Toronto-based animation and children's TV programmer Nelvana announced Monday a three-part distribution/production deal worth more than C$47 million ($32 million) with RTV Entertainment of Germany.
Sundance Channel will present live coverage of the Sundance Film Festival during a free preview weekend Jan. 28-30.
The sixth edition of the Mip Asia TV market kicks off today, with host Reed Midem Organization (RMO) hoping that, after the decline in attendance brought on by the recent economic woes of the region…