"Elf" producer Todd Komarnicki has landed a blind development deal at Fox Broadcasting. Under the terms of the low six-figure pact, Komarnicki will write and co-exec produce a pilot script for the…
"Family Guy" showrunner David Goodman is becoming a part of the 20th Century Fox TV clan, inking a rich two-year deal with the studio. Deal comes in the wake of 20th quietly greenlighting production…
A ball-busting female police captain, a truckload of feuding cowboys and Indians and a tough squad of L.A. cops helped to drive TNT to record primetime ratings among basic-cable networks in total…
For the week ending Sept. 18, "Judge Alex" had the highest national rating of any new firstrun show, including two hyped skeins "The Martha Stewart Show" and "The Tyra Banks Show."
Walter Cronkite -- citing a U.S. educational system that he called "an absolute crime" -- said it is incumbent on broadcast journalists to educate their bosses regarding the media's vital role in…
CNN scored the biggest increase, but Fox News Channel remained dominant as hurricanes Katrina and Rita blew in big third-quarter ratings for the cable news outlets.
Television is a hit-driven business, and ABC and CBS shined the brightest during premiere week because they have the biggest of them. NBC's "My Name Is Earl" and UPN's "Everybody Hates Chris" were…
Discovery Channel and its TLC sibling have received some poor Nielsen report cards over the last year or two, leading the company to consolidate all of its production under one executive, Discovery's…
Sparks flew at a gathering of ad execs in Gotham when WGA members protested increased product placement in reality shows such as "The Apprentice" and "Survivor."
Tuning In: As "Arrested Development" creator Mitchell Hurwitz collected his latest Emmy statuette, the producer felt compelled to remind the TV audience that he keeps receiving trophies for a show…
Feevee platform Foxtel said Monday that it will produce a local celebrity poker skein after U.S. imports have proved a hit with local auds.