Universal has set Jason Segel, who stars in the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," to pen "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," a comedy he'll also star in.
The producers of Fox dramas "Prison Break" and "House" apparently share similar tastes in music. Final act of Monday night's "Break" featured an extended montage accompanied by the 1998 Massive…
In a major shakeup at the Discovery Networks, two of the company's top programming chiefs are exiting their posts.
Craig Ferguson, Jason Alexander, John Cleese, Margaret Cho, John Pinette, Bill Cosby and Drew Carey are among comics making the trek to Montreal for the 24th Just for Laughs comedy festival.
"Commander in Chief" may finally be kaput. After two low-rated episodes. ABC has pulled the season's final three episodes from its sked, effective immediately. "PrimeTime" will return to the 10 p.m…
Keith Cox has joined Nick at Nite/TV Land as exec VP of original programming. As expected, Cox will migrate from the WB, where he was head of comedy and alternative, in mid-May. Based in New York…
The Banff World Television Festival has selected Francophone media mogul Guy Lepage to receive the Peter Ustinov Comedy Award.
Telemundo is launching an online diary series this week, giving auds behind-the-scenes access to Geraldine Bazan, star of sudser "Tierra de pasiones."
Comedy Central, the William Morris Agency and Fantasma Prods. will produce a second South Beach Comedy Festival. Four-day fest debuted in January and featured perfs by Univision TV host Fernando…
Sao Paulo, Brazil will play host to the first Intl. Television Market (MITV) on June 5-6. Organized by Converge Eventos, an affiliate of Tele Viva mag publisher Editora Glasberg, event will include…
Ten Network has shuffled its exec pack to allow program topper David Mott to focus more on the strategy and direction of the web's programming and less on day-to-day scheduling.