Showtime has given the go-ahead for a second season of the critically acclaimed crime drama "Brotherhood," while HBO has axed its first stab at the multicamera sitcom "Lucky Louie."
Lionsgate has come aboard Fearnet, the horror-themed video-on-demand co-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment and Comcast that's set to launch Oct. 31.
Fox has greenlit its first full-fledged comedy pilot of the fall 2007 development season: the Suzanne Martin-penned laffer "The Minister of Divine," based on the U.K. hit "The Vicar of Dibley."
The Weitz brothers have added a third project to their TV development slate, teaming with scribe Angela Nissel ("Scrubs") for a half-hour NBC comedy about an interracial family.
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Bravo has greenlit "Better Half," six hours of a reality-competition series pitting the spouses of trained professionals against each other. Hosted by Susie Essman ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"), series…
Mexican web Televisa will not make another bid for U.S. Hispanic broadcaster Univision. Televisa issued the statement Monday to quash last week's media speculation that topper Emilio Azcarraga Jean…
Canuck pubcaster CBC has snared all rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cup soccer tournaments for a reported C$25 million ($22.3 million), it was announced Friday.
John Turturro will play New York Yankees manager Billy Martin in ESPN Original Entertainment's eight-hour miniseries "The Bronx Is Burning." Pic, which follows the Yankees during the team's 1977…
BBC Entertainment, the re-launched BBC Prime, will bow in Asia on Oct. 8. The move is the first of a phased rollout of BBC Worldwide's international channels strategy announced earlier this month…
In a weak year for Iranian cinema, Fazil Bayram's privately produced "Have You Another Apple?" drew attention as the only Iranian film in Venice (there were none in Cannes.) A cross between social…