NBC is lighting up a TV spin on "Thank You for Smoking." Rick Cleveland ("Six Feet Under") is aboard to write and exec produce the small-screen version of the indie pic. David O. Sacks, who produced…
"The Wizard of Oz" is getting a makeover, morphing into "Tin Man," an edgy science-fiction fantasy to be produced as a $19 million, six-hour miniseries for the Sci Fi Channel.
CBS is giving "The Amazing Race" the all-star treatment. Net Tuesday confirmed the upcoming 11th edition of the Emmy-winning reality skein, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Bertram van Munster, will…
TF1, France's leading commercial web, posted consolidated profits of E172.3 million ($221.2 million) for the first nine months of 2006, down 4.9% on the same period last year, on revenues up 5.8% to…
MTV and Nickelodeon have launched in Pakistan following an agreement between MTV Networks Intl. and local operators Indus Media Group and ARY Digital Network.
China has banned a TV commercial for a freckle remover that experts say can cause rashes and inflammation and has no effect on freckles.
Mike Nelson and Joanne Calabria have been upped to newly created posts overseeing communications and public affairs, respectively, for the CBS Television Stations.
ABC kicked up its heels last week as the final installments of "Dancing With the Stars" contributed to the net's highest-rated frame of the season.
Michael Richards' mea culpa helped CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" to a rare ratings win over Jay Leno and gave the talker its best metered-market ratings in nearly a year.
"Dr. Phil" was the standout in the latest national syndication numbers, scoring its highest ratings since the 2004-05 season and closing the gap with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to its narrowest this…
ABC has withdrawn from the multinetwork court challenge of FCC indecency rulings. Move comes after the agency's recent reversal of a finding against an episode of "NYPD Blue."