Fox's smash music talent show "American Idol" kicked off its fourth season in style Tuesday, delivering its biggest opening-night results and the second best scores for any episode of the series…
As Golden Globes producers continue to scratch their heads over this year's viewership slump, the TV Academy is looking to completely overhaul its Emmycast in the wake of its own ratings dips.
Tate Donovan and Richard Roundtree have signed to topline the series pilot "Painkiller Jane" for Sci Fi Channel. Project received a go late last year with NBC Universal TV Studios and MGM TV on board…
Craig Ferguson is putting his stamp on "The Late Late Show," tapping "Saturday Night Live" vet Hugh Fink to serve as head writer of the CBS skein.
Something as nuts and bolts as closed captioning could end up funneling as much as $1 billion a year in extra advertising revenue to the TV business as early as 2006.
Lifetime has greenlit one-hour scripted drama pilot "The Hunters" from producer Efrem Seeger, who wrote the story revolving around a dysfunctional family of undercover government spies run by the…
Musicvideo network Fuse has unveiled an ambitious lineup for 2005 that doubles the network's original skeins tally to 18. To go with an onscreen makeover that debuted Monday, programming chief Robert…
Comedy Central topper Doug Herzog may have axed "Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn," but Herzog soon may be making it up to the comedian.
The Producers Guild of America has made its final determinations of producers to be credited for its nominated TV shows. Selections designate those who would receive the kudos if a given film or TV…
CBS added two more pilots to its drama roster Tuesday, including a legal hour from scribe-exec producer Ed Redlich and a sudsy hour written three years ago that's being revived post- "Desperate…