Just days before production was set to begin on the next edition of "American Idol," Fox and the show's producers have cleared Paula Abdul to continue with the show and implemented an "enhanced…
There's a new pope at Television City. Citing personal reasons, Ian Holm has been released from his commitment to play the title role in the CBS mini "John Paul II." His replacement is Jon Voight.
"Joey" is getting a new friend as producers of the NBC laffer look to shake things up for the second season. One of the biggest changes: Miguel Nunez Jr. ("Juwanna Mann") is becoming a series…
FX is partnering with "Seinfeld" scribes Gregg Kavet and Andy Robin on a scripted comedy about feuding families in a small town. Cabler has ordered production on a series pilot tentatively titled…
CBS is launching quarterly glossy Watch!, which will feature previews and behind-the-scenes coverage of its shows, exclusive interviews with its stars and features from CBS News.
Seizing on the heavy doses of primetime reruns during August on its English-language rivals, Univision's Spanish-language station WXTV New York has soared to first place in adults 18-49 and 25-54.
HBO has succeeded in extending the life of "The Sopranos" into 2007. The cabler and "Sopranos" creator-exec producer David Chase have agreed to produce eight additional episodes for the skein's sixth…
If you can't beat 'em, interview 'em. That could be a mantra of "Birch & Company," a new talkshow devoted to social, political and cultural controversies involving America's gay community, debuting…
It was just a matter of time. Despite recent tightening by the Chinese authorities to keep U.S. pics and TV operators on a short leash, "Desperate Housewives" is about to explode onto the Chinese…
NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland unveiled its new German free TV channel Das Vierte (The Fourth) on Thursday. It will showcase 50 years of films and series from the NBC Universal libraries.
A big upswing in revenue from the "CSI" franchise and boffo ad sales at Canuck specialty channels helped drive strong second-quarter results for Canuck film and TV company Alliance Atlantis…