MTV has begun production on its first two telefilms, which will air on the music cabler in 2000. "2Gether," a mockumentary about a boy band, is set to premiere in February; "Jailbait," a drama about…
It wouldn't be Christmas without the umpteenth spin on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" popping up on television. Lifetime's handsome "If You Believe" boasts a new-agey, femme-friendly message…
Russia's commercial animators are releasing an unexpectedly rich choice of seasonal fare for the children's market in the run-up to the Christmas and New Year holidays.
UPN went dark in Albuquerque Friday as Acme Communications officially acquired the Smackdown net's KASY affil.
The Veronica Assn., which owns a 35% stake in the Netherlands' largest commercial network, Holland Media Group, is threatening to bail out of its nearly five-year working agreement with…
Former BBC and Discovery Communications exec Liz Barron has been tapped VP of programming for BBC America.
The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors has announced the nominees for its 17th annual Honors Awards.
David Letterman isn't exactly breathing down Jay Leno's neck, but he is finishing November closer to his latenight rival than he has during any major sweeps month (excluding the 1998 Winter Olympics)…
On the heels of his feature directorial debut, “Being John Malkovich,” Spike Jonze is in discussions with MTV about creating a series for the music cabler. Sources say Jonze is close to signing a…
Fox has canceled "Action," the critically acclaimed but low-rated series whose edgy content had been lambasted by some, applauded by others.
ABC has won the development rights to an Artists Television Group-produced half-hour laffer to star budding African-American comic Aisha Tyler.