Steven Jay Rubin, exec producer of Showtime's "Bleacher Bums," has acquired rights to "Deadly Deception," Jack Engelhard's thriller set in the world of high-stakes casino crapshooters.
As NBC looks for ways to expand its production pool, it might want to give the folks at DreamWorks Television a call.
NBC is considering a plan to add a few pods to the Peacock's studio fold.
Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox are in negotiations to co-finance Phoenix Pictures' adaptation of the Donald Westlake novel "Bad News," with Milos Forman to direct.
There are few shows on TV hotter than MTV's "The Osbournes" -- and that has a couple of webs salivating at the admittedly tiny chance that the stars of the reality skein could be stolen away.
Disney prexy Robert Iger has handed ABC's latenight news skein "Nightline" a reprieve, stressing the net's commitment to the award-winning show, which came close to losing its timeslot last month.
Elizabeth Perkins ("Big") has signed on to star opposite Griffin Dunne in ABC comedy pilot "What Leonard Comes Home To."
"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" was inducted to the National Assn. of Broadcasters Hall of Fame Monday during the NAB all-industry television luncheon.
There were olive branches galore as the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab kicked into full gear Monday, with incoming AOL Time Warner topper Richard Parsons and NAB's Eddie Fritts calling on the…
Phil Gurin, showrunner for both the network and syndie versions of "Weakest Link," is looking to roll the dice with dramas.
It may be curtains for Oprah Winfrey's celebrated monthly book club, but NBC News "Today Show" announced Monday that it will produce a monthly club of its own.