A ratings bounty spread across syndication in the week ending Feb. 1, especially for a pair of birthday girls with talk shows.
Brian Lowry: Tuning In
In an unusual intracompany move, Peter Chernin has tapped News Corp. corporate communications exec, speechwriter and part-time novelist Nicky Weinstock to bulk up the 20th Century Fox TV comedy brain…
There's still no word on whether "Everybody Loves Raymond" will return next year -- but there's reason for at least a sliver of optimism. Series creator-exec producer Phil Rosenthal had indicated…
Macaulay Culkin is checking into NBC's Conan O'Brien-produced "Foster Hall." Culkin's casting headlines a busy day on the network development front.
Vanessa Redgrave has inked a three-episode arc on FX hit drama "Nip/Tuck."
Showtime's getting in with the cool crowd. Pay cabler has pacted with Jay Blumenfield and Tony Marsh ("Family Business") ordering a pilot for the net tentatively titled "Make Me Cool," a comedic…
Comcast is connecting with Gemstar-TV Guide in a deal to jointly develop an interactive program guide. Cable operator is also paying Gemstar a $250 million lump sum for a long-term license agreement…
A technical flaw promises to have a real impact on KNBC's February sweeps ratings.
MTV Networks, buoyed by positive talks with top cable operators, has begun stepping up the planning for Outlet, a 24-hour network aimed at gays and lesbians.
The nets spread around the wealth on the first Monday of the February sweep, with NBC's "Fear Factor" achieving record ratings and CBS drama "CSI: Miami" posting the best numbers since its series…