Jackie Mason, keeping busy between performances of one-man Broadway show "Freshly Squeezed," has signed a deal with Comcast's regional cable network CN8 to star in a live weekly half-hour show.
In the ever-evolving global TV sales biz, fiction's the new reality. Scripted shows hogged the limelight Monday, the opening day of the 42nd Mip TV market in Cannes, overshadowing the reality shows…
HBO and Anschutz Entertainment Group have partnered to create the Comedy Festival, to be held Nov. 17-20 in Las Vegas. TBS will serve as title sponsor of the inaugural, consumer-oriented event, which…
The NFL Network scored another first and 10 on Monday, signing a digital-carriage deal with Cox Communications, one of the biggest cable operators in the U.S.
DLT Entertainment has signed deal with PBS for two 45-minute specials of its hit series "As Time Goes By," starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. . .
ABC rolled to a primetime ratings victory on Sunday on the strength of "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey's Anatomy," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, even though CBS dominated the…
AMC has greenlit "Celebrity Charades," a six-episode gameshow from exec producers Bob Balaban, Chad Lowe and Hilary Swank. Skein is the premiere series project from Lowe and Swank's Accomplice Films…
Vet British TV executive Mick Pilsworth has launched Motive Television, which hopes to begin trading on the U.K.'s AIM in early May.
Singapore's Media Development Authority (MDA) inked investment and co-production deals Monday with Discovery Networks Asia and Singapore's Oak3 Films, which in turn signed a separate production…
RDF, the distrib for much of Court TV's programming, unveiled a slew of deals for the cabler's nonfiction fare.
Sky One, flagship web of U.K. satcaster BSkyB, has bought British TV rights to Steven Bochco's Iraq war drama "Over There," ahead of its U.S. debut.