"Today Show" alum Peter Johansen has been named supervising producer of "The Martin Short Show," as the King World syndie strip gears up for its September launch.
Kyra Sedgwick has signed on as the lead in the new Touchstone TV comedy "Talk to Me," which has been given a six-seg order for midseason by ABC.
ABC has picked up "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" for another year, locking in place a key part of the Alphabet web's latenight lineup until January 2001.
French paybox Canal Plus faces one of its biggest challenges to date with news that rival digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS) is making a major play for French soccer rights -- one of the…
Steven Bochco is looking for a new Hollywood home. The producer behind “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue” and “Hill Street Blues” is shopping around for an overall production deal now that the three-series pact…
On the heels of a big-bucks contract renewal extended to "The Sopranos" creator/exec producer David Chase, HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment have given star James Gandolfini a sizable raise to…
Time Warner's TNT and TBS will give about $17 million back to cable operators to compensate for 32 pro-basketball games that weren't played during 1998-99 season because of the owners' lockout of…
CBS has outgunned the competish, lassoing the broadcast network window for next month's expected Will Smith blockbuster "Wild Wild West" and paying an estimated $6 million.
Discovery Communications has added another cable network to its bulging portfolio, Knowledge TV, which reaches about 20 million subscribers.
The WB netlet has reskedded the season finale of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for July 13, while CBS has locked in move dates for two of its sitcom anchors.
The New York Knicks weren't the only losers Wednesday night when the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Gothamites in game one of the 1999 NBA Finals.