This year's NAACP TV drama competition reveals that law enforcement provides ample opportunity for thesps of color to act with distinction. In addition to HBO's "The Wire" being nommed for…
In "Primetime Blues," historian Donald Bogle writes, "For better or worse, the weekly primetime series (has) had a greater effect on viewer perceptions of African-American experiences than any other…
The Disney Channel has given a second-season order to breakout preschool skein "Johnny and the Sprites." Show, which bowed Jan. 13, is part of the cabler's toddler-centric "Playhouse Disney" program…
ABC Family has renewed "Lincoln Heights" for a second season, and given a series go-ahead to "Greek," reinforcing the network's standing as one of the most active schedulers of scripted original…
NBC Casting — Paul Reubens has joined the cast of “Area 52,” a half-hour laffer about a group of government employees who keep watch over an alien. Reubens will play the alien in the NBC U TV…
Jupiter Telecommunications, which operates the J:Com cable and satellite channel platform, will launch new premium channels, it announced on Wednesday.
MyNetworkTV, which is in the midst of changing its primetime schedule to de-emphasize telenovelas for other kinds of programming, has commissioned a one-hour bio, titled "Anna Nicole Smith: A…
MTV Networks is changing its approach to selling ads. Viacom unit is combining its sales teams so that reps sell on behalf of all nets, but to specific demos.
Coming soon to a Fox affiliate Web site near you: streamed and downloadable episodes of "24," "Bones" and other network shows.
Disney Channel Australia and Fremantle Media will locally produce Oz-based kids' skein "As the Bell Rings."