"The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" and an all-day marathon devoted to the toon soaked up record viewers for Nickelodeon.
Bertram van Munster, creator-exec producer of CBS' "The Amazing Race," and docuseries titan Thom Beers ("Deadliest Catch") are teaming on the Discovery Channel tentpole event "Raw Nature."
Christian Drobnyk is putting his stamp on TLC. Just seven months after becoming head of programming for the Discovery Networks' cabler, Drobnyk has greenlit his first slate of series, which continue…
Debmar-Mercury has acquired rights to "Family Feud" from producer FremantleMedia North America.
Touchstone Television has inked an exclusive TV development deal with helmer Rob Bowman ("The X-Files"). Under the two-year, seven-figure pact, Bowman -- whose ABC skein "Day Break" bows Wednesday -…
TiVo and talent are getting together. A pact between ICM and the television service will see TiVo create celebrity channels for the agency's clients, which could ultimately allow them to do…
NBC and NBC Universal TV Studio are developing 'Split the Difference,' a half-hour comedy that emerged as a fan favorite at the New York TV Festival in September.
"Friday Night Lights" has scored a full-season order from NBC. Peacock on Monday picked up the back nine segs of the Imagine/NBC U Television-produced pigskin skein, which has been struggling to find…
Subhash Chandra's Zee Telefilms has locked down its cricket coverage, a sport as vital to India's TV webs as football is Stateside, by buying a 50% stake in Taj TV's Ten Sports for $57 million with…
Less than a week after it scooped Canada's top literary award, ER doctor Vincent Lam's first book, "Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures," has been snapped up by Toronto-based Shaftsbury Films, which…
Al Gore's Current TV and EMI are getting hitched. The cable and satellite network co-founded by Gore and Joel Hyatt will gain access to the music conglom's catalogs and will focus on integrating its…