Judge David Young hasn't taken the bench yet, but his show has already drawn favorable rulings. Slated for a fall launch, "Judge David Young" has cleared most major markets, bringing the total tally…
CBS TV Distribution has locked up the longest-running, highest-rated gameshows in TV syndication --"Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" -- for another two years, giving it the gamers through 2012.
Animal Planet will boost its programming budget 14% this year to $93.4 million, starting with a greenlight for four primetime series scheduled to begin airing in the second quarter and continue into…
Logo, Viacom's ad-supported network aimed at gay auds, is ramping up programming for the lesbian half of its constituency, including a variety special featuring the entertainment on a cruise ship…
Scribe Josh Safran has set up a pair of small-screen projects via Warner Bros. TV, including a collaboration with McG. At ABC, Safran has an untitled drama in the works about a twentysomething woman…
Get ready for "CSI: Chicago." CBS's omnipresent crime franchise is expanding again, setting up shop this spring in the Windy City. Rival webheads worried about facing another edition of the…
ABC has greenlit production on "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," a small-screen take on the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie feature. Doug Liman and Simon Kinberg are reprising their roles as helmer and scribe…
China's animation industry is on a roll, according to the State Administration of Radio, Film & Television (Sarft), which announced cartoon output in 2006 was double that of the previous year.
WCBS has inked a deal to bring weatherman John Elliott to the Eye's Gotham affiliate. Elliott is coming from KCBS Los Angeles, where he has reported weather since 2004.
Pubcaster ARD won Germany's rating battle in 2006, ahead of rival ZDF, but commercial web RTL said it had won the more important war by taking first place in the 14-49 demo.
Pubcaster NHK went one up on Janet Jackson's Super Bowl nipple flash when "nude" female dancers on a popular year-end show prompted hundreds of viewer complaints and an on-air apology by emcee Tamio…