There's no more "Mr. Nice Guy" at ABC -- at least not for the fall. Alphabet has decided to shut down production on the half-hour comedy pilot starring Diedrich Bader.
Lifetime has partnered with Matt Dorff and Bill O'Dowd on the made-for trilogy "Island Heat," which will air during the net's Monday Night Movie franchise.
"Family Guy" scribe Dave Hemingson is cooking up plans to launch his own brood. Hemingson, who also created last fall's Fox comedy "Kitchen Confidential," has signed a new multiyear, seven-figure…
After a detour to NBC, Ghen Maynard is returning to his CBS roots. Maynard has been tapped exec VP for alternative programming and new-media entertainment content at the CBS Paramount Network TV…
Steven Spielberg, whose big break came directing the TV movie "Duel," is turning again to the small screen in an attempt to find the heir to his helmer throne. Fox has greenlit the reality competish…
Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has tapped vet Spanish TV exec Paloma Garcia as programming director for Spain and Portugal. She replaces Pilar de las Casas, appointed general director of…
Mip TV market attendance was nearing record levels Wednesday, thanks to the growing presence of new-media execs and solid showings for the broadcast and pay TV biz.
An ambitious project with an unwieldy title, this 10-part, five-consecutive-night History Channel series showcases different filmmakers tackling signature events whose ramifications echoed through…
Paybox Foxtel has inked an output deal with reality guru Mark Burnett Prods. and also will begin a video-on-demand service through its Foxtel IQ set-top box this year.
NBC Universal's U.S. Hispanic web, Telemundo, has partnered with Mexican holding company Grupo Xtra to form two companies: one for the production of television content and the other to explore…