Faced with increasingly brutal competish for talent, webheads say agents for writers and producers with even a hint of buzz around them are asking for -- and getting -- guaranteed "put" pilot…
Maybe there's a time warp. Stations that bought Sony's kids strip "Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles" are having to air the same episodes as many as four times in five weeks. Similar…
With much of the syndie product out of the starting gate, the surprise winners may be the stations that opted for less-pricey product.
Turner Broadcasting's TNT has outbid Rupert Murdoch's FX and Barry Diller's USA Network to claim the first network window of Artisan Entertainment's supernatural thriller "Stir of Echoes."
As the networks charge into the new primetime Nielsen season, NBC still looks like the web to beat in adults 18-49, while CBS seems secure as king of the households hill.
The Eye's wide open for business on Monday nights. That's the key message to emerge from the first night of the 1999-2000 season, which kicked off Monday with CBS getting solid sampling for its new…
A two-hour telepic based on the true story of a man wrongly jailed for 23 years has swept the 14th annual Gemini Award nominations, it was announced Tuesday.
In another move by a Hollywood major to boost its commitment to localized production abroad, Warner Bros. has struck a long-term alliance with Germany's Ufa to co-produce and co-finance local-lingo…
After four years of negotiations, Hong Kong Cable has agreed to add MTV Asia to its lineup.
Bill Nye, star of the kids show "Bill Nye the Science Guy," has been signed to be the on- and off-air spokesman for Noggin, the kids educational network from Nickelodeon and Children's Television…
Producer Dick Wolf is close to naming a new showrunner for his WB midseason drama “DC,” leaving the future of current co-exec producer John August in doubt. Sources close to the production say that…