Amid a restructuring of the ABC News senior management team, veterans Bob Murphy, Phyllis McGrady and Paul Friedman have been named to newly created positions, ABC News president David Westin…
Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network is about to commission its first scripted drama series, a weekly hour dealing with the world of pro football players, both on and off the field.
The relaunch of the Fox animated series "Family Guy" and the debut of UPN actioner "Secret Agent Man" failed to get out the Nielsen vote Tuesday despite local preemptions on other networks for…
Thanks to Grammy and Darva, newsmags went through the roof during the last full week of sweeps, according to the latest Nielsen report for the week of Feb., 21-27, as virtually all programs in the…
Three years after Canal Plus proudly trumpeted a 36-month business plan, only to spend a chunk of last year warning that targets wouldn't be hit, the French pay television giant is at it again.
TBS Superstation's newly formed original movies division has found a profitable ratings niche with B-movies such as "Fatal Error" and "Silent Predators." Its latest entry, a marginally suspenseful…
Former NBC West Coast topper Don Ohlmeyer is returning to his sports broadcasting roots, inking a two-year, seven-figure deal to serve as exec producer of ABC's "Monday Night Football."
Cable's newest contribution to daytime programming, "Lifetime Live," does not try to be all things to all people but at least tries to be all things to all women. With a broad format including news…
KCAL Los Angeles has acquired New Line's upcoming relationship strip "First Date" and is expected to slide the series into its 4 p.m. slot as the station preps its fall lineup.
If you needed another sign of the approaching apocalypse, NBC will be unveiling its animated series chronicling the ongoing battle between the Lord Almighty and Beelzebub, and it's a warm and fuzzy…
Encouraged by the healthy ratings for "If These Walls Could Talk 2," HBO is ramping up for a third installment of the femme-oriented series of original movies.