Steven Bochco is headed back to the cop beat, this time for the WB. The "NYPD Blue" co-creator has pacted with the Frog to create and write a young-skewing hourlong cop/mystery show revolving around…
Lackawanna Blues, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, The Office Special, Warm Springs, The Wool Cap.
Touchstone Television has signed Marco Pennette to a lucrative two-year overall deal, just weeks after the scribe-producer landed a pair of series orders for the 2005-06 season.
ESPN may be about to lose head of programming Mark Shapiro to a big job with Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins. Shapiro, exec VP of programming and production for ESPN, hasn't signed a…
UPN has hired Lori Openden to oversee the net's talent and casting department. Openden has served as a consultant and casting exec for UPN since July 2003.
Star Channels, an offshoot of News Corp.'s Hong Kong-based satcaster Star, has struck a deal with local paybox UBC to distribute its content to hotels, serviced apartments and hospitals in Thailand.
European TV distrib Granada Intl. and News Corp.'s Asian satcaster Star have signed a TV movie output deal.
Australia's Southern Star has sold the first two series of its hit rural drama "McLeod's Daughters" to SBS Netherlands.
ABC Entertainment topper Steve McPherson has been awarded the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences' first diversity-themed Televisionary Award.
As stand-alone studios fall like cards this year -- first MGM, then Miramax and now possibly DreamWorks, which may be purchased by NBC Universal in a deal that could happen as soon as September -…
The creators of syndicated skein "Million Dollar Idea" filed suit in federal court accusing ABC and Simon Cowell of stealing the name and concept for an upcoming series.