"Numbers" exec producer Barry Schindel can count on spending at least two more years at CBS Paramount Network TV, having just extended his overall deal with the studio.
Paul Giamatti will play John Adams in a seven-episode miniseries about the American Revolution that Playtone is producing for HBO Films. Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are exec producing the project…
Tori Spelling starrer "So Notorious" may have been short-lived, but VH1 is still on the hunt for a scripted hit.
Scribe Ken Biller, who exec produced last year's Jerry Bruckheimer drama "E-Ring," has landed a two-script deal at Touchstone TV. Biller will now focus on coming up with ideas for the blind script…
Lili Taylor has signed to star in the Lifetime drama "State of Mind." Lifetime has greenlit production on a series pilot, slated to begin shooting next month in Los Angeles.
The National Geographic Channel is going ahead with plans to broadcast "Triple Cross: Bin Laden's Spy in America" on Aug. 28 despite the objections of author Peter Lance, whose book was the basis of…
Fox Entertainment began offering primetime shows including "Prison Break" and "Bones" on the Web sites of nine local stations Friday, marking the first time local stations have streamed network…
EchoStar can keep the DVRs turned on, for now. The satcaster, embroiled in a patent dispute with TiVo, was ordered by a Texas court on Thursday to stop selling and turn off about 4 million of its…
NBC has picked up a time travel-themed drama from Emmy winner Kevin Falls ("The West Wing").
Global Broadcast News, parent of CNN-IBN, hopes to mop up more than 1.05 billion rupees ($21 million) through an initial public offering on the Indian stock market.
Intl. Labor Organization is teaming up with China's Sichuan TV to produce a sudser with a difference -- one that pushes all the usual soap opera buttons but also encourages migrant workers to start…