one area of the business has built up an immunity to the malaise that's seeping through so many of its showbiz counterparts. That privileged party is basic cable. For proof, look no further than the…
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MTV just got punk'd. Ashton Kutcher, creator and star of the net's hidden camera show "Punk'd," has thrown in the towel, effectively calling off the series' upcoming third season.
HBO has renewed "Carnivale," ordering a 13-episode second season. Creator Daniel Knauf and Howard Klein are on board to exec produce.
E! Networks has greenlit production on a comedy pilot based on the long-running Los Angeles stage production of Eugene Pack's "In Their Own Words: Celebrity Autobiographies," featuring comedic…
Heartened by the growth spurt at ABC News' "Good Morning America," Alphabet affils on Thursday endorsed the return of the ayem show to the weekends.
Fox is loving "The Lineup." Net is in talks with Warner Bros. TV about a six-episode series commitment.
New Line is looking to jumpstart its hobbit-size small screen business via an aggressive push into unscripted television to be led by reality vet Jon Kroll.
Call it "The Real (Little) World."
The threat of a lawsuit by the Universal TV Group appears to have saved U's Trio, the pop-culture cable network, from getting axed by DirecTV on Jan. 1.