NBC has officially greenlit the TV version of "Friday Night Lights," while CBS Tuesday has picked up a comedy pilot from Paul Reiser, who will write and exec produce. Peacock originally picked up…
CMT is spending upwards of $6 million to wrangle up an audience for the launch of the Miss America Pageant on Jan. 21.
FX has bought the cable TV rights to "Superman Returns" six months in advance of its June 30 theatrical premiere. The network has agreed to pay Warner Bros. Domestic Cable about 12% of the eventual…
The force was with "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith,'' which was named favorite movie and favorite movie drama at Tuesday night's 32nd annual People's Choice Awards.
Xilam Animation's kids toon series "Shuriken School" bowed on U.K. children's network CiTV Jan. 7. Aimed at 6-11s, "Shuriken" tracks the adventures of a 10-year-old Eixan Kaburagi at an impoverished…
Broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 on Tuesday named Guido Bolten new managing director of its Kabel Eins web.
Nigel Pickard, who will ankle this week as ITV's program topper, is expected to announce Wenesday that he will join British independent RDF as head of children's shows.
Granada Intl., the international program sales arm of U.K. TV production and distribution company Granada, has struck a slew of deals with Korean cable and terrestrial nets.
The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia, representing 110 cable TV companies, has filed 12 new copyright-infringement lawsuits against Maguindanao Skycable.
Indian pubcaster Doordarshan has abandoned plans to broadcast the upcoming Pakistan-India cricket series live, telling the Supreme Court in New Delhi that it cannot afford the hefty fee demanded by…