NBC's "Celebrity Cooking Showdown" has collapsed quicker than an overcooked souffle. After three days of disastrous ratings, Peacock decided to kill the show, effective immediately.
Highlighted as usual by "American Idol," Fox captured all four of its half-hours in key young-adult demos on its way to an easy victory Wednesday night, with CBS a solid second.
Comedy Central has grabbed broadcast/cable-premiere rights to "Scary Movie 4" as part of a six-pic deal with the Weinstein Co. that includes a pre-buy of "Sin City II" by Comedy sibling Spike TV.
The Producers Guild of America has scheduled its Celebration of Diversity gala for May 9 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
NBC thinks it has found a better way to share digital revenues with its 200-plus local affiliates: start a business with them. On Wednesday, the network and leaders from its local affiliates…
Jerry Bruckheimer has slightly shuffled his TV division, bringing in KristieAnne Reed to head production. As exec VP of Jerry Bruckheimer TV, Reed steps in as the shingle's No. 2, handling the…
In New York: Maria Riva has written a tremendously moving book about her mother, Marlene Dietrich, "A Woman At War," to be published in June.
A private Turkish TV station has aired Atom Egoyan's "Ararat," a drama about the Armenian genocide, for the first time. Netcaster Kanalturk broadcast the pic without cuts, even though the subject is…
HBO is wedding itself to "Big Love" for a second season. Network has greenlit another cycle of the polygamy drama from Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone Prods. and exec producers Will Scheffer…
The Bush administration has reached out to Fox News host Tony Snow as a possible replacement for outgoing White House spokesman Scott McClellan.
Fox has rolled to another Tuesday primetime ratings victory behind dominant showings from both "American Idol" and "House," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.