AMC is drawing on theatrical-film talent to make a push into miniseries. For a development slate of historical minis, movie-themed net has signed "Dances With Wolves" scribe Michael Blake for…
Dick Wolf and NBC Universal will use the investigation of New York City cops Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito as the basis for a TV series.
CBS has booked China as the location for the next edition of "Survivor," and locked in premiere dates for two key summer reality shows -- including Mark Burnett's "Pirate Master," which will premiere…
"Desperate Housewives" is once again tapping into the "Frasier" alum pool to score some laughs, this time hiring scribes Anne Flett-Giordano and Chuck Ranberg.
Canada's format specialist Distraction inked a deal in Cannes to distribute "Erotic Star," a burlesque pole dancing talent show format from Erotic Star Prods. in Australia.
Sony is promoting digital sales chief Sean Carey and, perhaps most notably, giving him a new boss: Steve Mosko. Carey has been upped to senior executive vice president for Sony Pictures Television…
Italy's RAI has concluded several deals for its two high-profile minis, "Caravaggio" and "War and Peace." Latin America and Scandinavia have signed on for both.
Sharks are navigating their way back to Discovery. Canada's Exploration Production is readying "Shark Family," a one-hour high-def pilot about a family whose life work is studying the fearsome…
Two Federal Communications Commission officials suggested that release of the agency's long-awaited report on the societal effects of television violence is imminent, but declined to link the issue…
John Malone's Starz has bought exclusive pay-TV rights to three movies from the Weinstein Co.: "Grindhouse," "Scary Movie 4" and the Dixie Chicks' docu "Shut Up & Sing." The deal is Exhibit A in how…