UPN is close to ordering seven episodes of an American version of the British sitcom "As If" for midseason. The original project was produced for the U.K.'s Channel 4 by Columbia TriStar…
Helmer Andrew Bergman ("Honeymoon in Vegas") has ankled Fox romantic comedy "Just Married" -- a pic he had signed on to rewrite and direct last year.
Liberty Media has acquired a majority share in German cabler TeleColumbus from Deutsche Bank.
NBC didn't have to travel far to find its newest reality TV producer: The Peacock is developing a relationship reality skein with CNBC Burbank correspondent Andrew Glassman.
The National Geographic Channel took a big step toward chalking up credibility with Madison Avenue by landing a far-reaching carriage deal with Time Warner Cable.
Michael Fleming: Dish
Jacko did boffo biz for CBS Tuesday, as the pop star's 30th-anni celebration produced the net's best ratings on the night in more than eight years. The success of "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
AOL Time Warner and its subsids have joined a list of Hollywood heavyweights, including Disney, Viacom and NBC, in seeking a court order that bars the sale of SonicBlue's ReplayTV 4000 digital video…
Erik Palladino has moved out of the "ER," but the actor is taking up another NBC address with an upcoming guest stint on "Will & Grace."