Lifetime Television has engineered its biggest original-programming commitment ever, ordering two sitcoms and one drama hour for the network's 1998-99 primetime schedule. Lifetime said it will spend…
Growing "Seinfeld" momentum has kept NBC the master of the primetime domain in May 4-10 Nielsen results.
Syndie kidvid distrib Bohbot is jumping on TV's conspiracy-theory bandwagon, with plans to produce a new animated series titled "Roswell Conspiracies -- Aliens, Myths & Legends."
As part of MTV's plan to revamp its entire programming lineup by year's end, the music channel Monday unveiled five new series that will run in the 10 p.m.-1 a.m. timeslot, or what the network refers…
A year after its best-play Tony win gave it a much-needed boost on Broadway, "The Last Night of Ballyhoo" is eyeing expansion.
Several years in the works, a channel showcasing the best in Brazilian film will launch here in June.
NBC has asked its affiliates to accept a gradual elimination of its $200 million annual affiliate compensation payments and instead use that money to fund a network/affiliate joint venture that would…
Tom Bergeron has been signed as host of King World Prods.' revival of "Hollywood Squares."
"Jerry Springer Show" is being renewed and "The New Maury Povich Show" is being picked up by the UK Living Channel, a British cabler with mainly female appeal.
It's only an experiment, but by allowing DirecTV to time-shift the daily NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives," Columbia TriStar TV may be knocking the first prop out of the traditional…
Paramount Domestic TV has filled out the production staff for its upcoming syndie talkshow with Howie Mandel, set to bow June 22.