The nation's TV critics seem to be in an unusually good mood. With just six weeks before the nets start rolling out their new fall wares, early buzz indicates journos are more upbeat than usual about…
Imagine this scene: TV writers sit down with network execs. The writers are pitching a new series -- or maybe a new storyline for a hit show. Both pitches end in the same place: The president of the…
In a surprise move that caught the small screen business off-guard Friday morning, "Alias" and "Lost" guru J.J. Abrams has ankled his longtime home at Touchstone Television to set up shop at Warner…
Gallic pubcaster France 3 has bought a package of 26 chapters of Spanish dramedy skein "Los Serrano" from Telecinco and Pi Group.
Lifetime is teaming with Merv Griffin for "The Lisa Williams Project," a reality show starring the British clairvoyant.
Sci Fi Channel has tapped "Six Feet Under" star Peter Krause to topline event series "The Lost Room" and has resurrected the dormant action pilot "Painkiller Jane," ordering 22 one-hour episodes.
USA Network has made off with the premiere network window to Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and given the greenlight to "To Love and Die in L.A.," a 90-minute series pilot from…
Longtime "Entertainment Tonight" doyenne Linda Bell Blue has sealed a long-term pact to remain in charge of the top-rated showbiz newsmag franchise.
Former "Felicity" scribe Josh Reims is reuniting with J.J. Abrams, coming aboard as showrunner of the Abrams-produced "What About Brian." In addition, Reims has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall…
"The Year Without a Santa Claus" has found its Misers. Chris Elliott ("Everybody Loves Raymond") will play Heat Miser and Michael McKean ("A Mighty Wind") will fill the Snow Miser role in NBC's…