Superman jinx? What Superman jinx? After previous television incarnations of the Man of Steel lasted no more than four seasons, the WB's "Smallville" has surpassed them by not only surviving to a…
In turning one of the comic world's most venerable and long-lived superheroes into a teen icon, Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins say they used lessons learned back in their early days as partners…
"Superboy" was the one-word sales pitch when the series that became "Smallville" was birthed, and comicbook aficionados could be forgiven if the title engendered less than complete enthusiasm.
Cartoon Network's Adult Swim has greenlit production on a second season of "The Boondocks." Cabler has ordered 20 new episodes of the skein from creator Aaron McGruder based on his comicstrip of the…
Beijingers may soon be able to catch up on their favorite skeins via their cell phones when China rolls out its first commercial "TV on the go" system in April, using South Korean technology.
USA Network is hoping to keep WWE fans in its ring a little longer. While no net has been able to use wrestling as a launchpad for shows, USA is plowing ahead with a series of programs that execs are…
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" co-star Jeff Garlin and Phil Rosenthal are bringing back the variety show -- sort of. Pair have set up at TBS the series pilot "The Jeff Garlin Program," which Garlin describes…
CBS Corp. on Wednesday approved a 14% increase in its quarterly dividend to 16¢ per share. Move is in keeping with the company's stated commitment to pay a dividend as high as or higher than Viacom's…
Style Network has tapped Elaine Brooks senior VP of development, with spearheading development of original programming among her responsibilities. Brooks comes to Style from Twentieth Television…
More powerful than your average series. Able to leap from comicbook to studio to network to homevideo at a single bound. Look! On the air! It's "Friends." It's "ER." No, it's "Smallville."