"Big Brother" host Julie Chen is embracing her inner Chenbot. Chen's husband, CBS supremo Leslie Moonves, told Daily Variety earlier this month that he and Chen are now proud owners of coffee mugs…
NBC has snatched up the blog-based drama "The Anonymous Lawyer," while Fox is playing ball with "Bull Durham" scribe Ron Shelton on a comedy called "The Nut."
In one of the richest TV talent deals in recent years, CBS has signed LL Cool J to develop and star in a series project for the Eye.
TiVo -- the device the industry loves and fears -- has scored one of this year's Interactive TV Emmy awards. Also earning an Emmy was ABC.com, for its full-episode streaming player -- which allowed…
Lionsgate Television is keeping drama producers Lloyd Segan and Shawn Piller inhouse, signing the pair to a first-look overall development deal.
Mark Burnett is teaming with music entrepreneur-producer Emilio Estefan to mount an assault on the burgeoning Latino crossover marketplace. Duo have launched Estefan/Burnett Entertainment with an eye…
NBC Universal has named Paula Madison exec VP of diversity. She adds this title to her roles as president and general manager of KNBC Los Angeles and general manager of KVEA and KWHY.
Kevin Bacon will direct an episode of wife Kyra Sedgwick's hit drama "The Closer." Bacon will helm the second-season finale, which will air on TNT in December. Bacon previously directed Sedgwick in…
Two members of the House will announce today their plan to introduce legislation that would subject cable and satellite television to federal indecency standards or mandate an a la carte subscription…
Longtime "Law & Order: SVU" head writer-showrunner Neal Baer is remaining with the Wolf pack. Baer has inked a new two-year, seven-figure deal with NBC Universal Television Studios that will keep him…
Marking the first time an Internet portal has joined the TV syndication biz, MSN has snapped up rerun rights to "Arrested Development" in an unusual three-outlet deal that includes G4 and HDNet.