Tom Hanks is signing up for another tour of military duty, exec producing "West Point," an hourlong drama for Fox Broadcasting set at the nearly 200-year-old U.S. military academy.
CBS' Friday rookie "Now and Again" has again performed like a potential hit, but NBC's promising Saturday freshman "Freaks and Geeks" got pounded by the Nielsen bullies in its second week.
NBC's "Meet the Press" has reported its most dominant wins over the Sunday ayem public-affairs competition since Nielsen initiated its current peoplemeter sample 12 years ago.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has elected 15 new members to its board of governors.
Fox Family Channel has acquired award-winning programs from the "ABC Afterschool Specials" and "CBS School Break Specials" series for a new programming block aimed at teens.
It's a Wayans world, all right. Marlon Wayans is the latest member of that hyphenate clan to ink a series development deal for the 2000-01 season.
NBC's "Law & Order" is laying down the Nielsen law on Wednesdays this fall, but with rookie skedmate "West Wing" losing one-fifth of its young-adult voters in its second try, the night's 18-49 race…
Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite has remained atop the cable heap in total-day household ratings for this year's third quarter, albeit with a slight drop vs. last year, while TBS held the total-day adults…
On his way to Beijing to take part in massive festivities to mark China's 50th year of communist rule, Ted Turner took a swipe at rival media titan Rupert Murdoch as someone who "brown-nosed" and…
In the first casualty of the new television season, NBC has pulled the plug on "The Mike O'Malley Show."
Although a recent poll found that three-fourths of kids (aged 10-17) described male television characters as violent, a panel of TV programming execs didn't see their shows that way.