The 39th annual Country Music Assn. Awards, originating from New York for the first time, were a ratings winner Tuesday for CBS, winning all but one half-hour in demos and sweeping the night in total…
Following Monday's resignation of Walt Disney TV Animation topper Barry Blumberg, Disney has announced the official integration of the toon group into Disney Channel Worldwide.
ESPN has tapped Katie Lacey as senior vice president of marketing. She'll report to marketing exec VP Sean Bratches and will oversee all marketing for ESPN as well as management of both ESPN and ABC…
Comedy Central has greenlit "American Lives," an improvised laffer about a local news team from "Da Ali G Show" exec producer Dan Mazer. Ten-episode order resurrects the project originally developed…
AMC has hired feature writer-director Christina Wayne to oversee scripted series and movies for the cabler. Wayne, who has served as a consultant for the network for the past year, will report…
MSNBC is canceling "Connected: Coast to Coast" as well as two weekend entertainment shows in a bid to cut costs and boost ratings at the network.
Lisa Loeb will be the subject of an E! Networks unscripted series. Eight-part skein "#1 Single" will follow the thrush as she moves to New York and re-enters the world of dating.
There's something funny about Sela Ward's return to ABC. Thesp, who starred in the Alphabet's "Once and Again," is set to come back to the network in a half-hour comedy being developed by scribe-exec…
The networks' New Year's Eve festivities have turned into one big game of revolving hosts. Fox has closed a deal with ayem king Regis Philbin to host its New Year's Eve fiesta, setting up a Times…
Starz! has pacted with Variety to broadcast highlights of Variety's 2005 Screening Series.
USA Network is fast-tracking development on a six-hour limited series based on Gigi Levangie Grazer's bestselling novel "The Starter Wife." Cabler has acquired rights to the book, which Grazer will…