The two-hour conclusion of ABC's latest edition of "The Bachelor" dominated action on Wednesday, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, as the third week of the November sweep wrapped up.
MTV Mastiff Intl., the commercial arm of MTV Mastiff, has inked a deal with RaiDue in Italy for its "Big Class Reunion," marking the 19th territory to which the nostalgia format has been sold.
Viacom-owned cablers TV Land and Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite have committed more than $6 million to launch the social initiative "TV Land & Nick at Nite's Family Table -- Share More Than Meals."
UPN has announced plans to launch its second search for "America's Next Top Model" on Tuesdays at 9 p.m., beginning Jan. 13.
Steven Bochco has signed with CAA for representation in all areas -- the first time the veteran scribe has pacted with a talent agency.
The Sci Fi Channel has bought 26 episodes of "Code Name: Eternity," a series dealing with an alien creature that takes on human form.
"8 Simple Rules" exec producer Flody Suarez has been fired from the ABC laffer he helped develop, just as the show prepares to welcome another high-profile guest star: David Spade.
With a focus on scripted drama and longform projects, Lions Gate Television unveiled its development slate, which included orders from Fox, UPN, the WB and several cablers.
David Attenborough, best known for the "Life on Earth" series, has been tapped to receive the 2003 Career Achievement Award from the Intl. Documentary Assn.
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