When it comes to launching successful fall programs, any network exec will tell you it's all about the hype. So how does the WB hype "Hype," a half-hour comedy sketch show that mocks ... hype?
After a summer of tribal councils and final answers, network television's ready to get back into the business of shows-- the kind with scripts and stars and no promise of a million-dollar payoff.
Microsoft's WebTV Networks has struck a deal with CBS, its first major primetime interactive programming alliance with a television network.
Rainbow Media's MetroChannels -- a network of channels catering to the Tri-State region -- has announced a new round-the-clock special, "Full Frontal Fashion," to air Sept. 14-24.
Debate or no debate, George W. Bush plans to knock on the Peacock's door next week to appear on "Meet the Press." If there's no Al Gore, though, host Tim Russert won't be letting Bush in. And so goes…
Making its debut in a new region, National Geographic Channel Intl. will bow in Brazil Nov. 1 and will launch in Spanish-lingo Latam markets in the first quarter of 2001.
The last bastion of public television in Europe may be about to give way to commercial TV. The Austrian government has hired German research company L&S Radio Communications to search for unused…
The public's insatiable interest in the O.J. Simpson murder trial will be satisfied despite efforts by Simpson to stop the broadcast of a TV miniseries about the case.
Boris Berezovsky, the leading private shareholder in Russia's Channel 1 ORT (Public Russian Television), engaged in open conflict with the Kremlin on Monday over the issue of who will manage his 49%…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the workers on "Arrest and Trial," a reality series for broadcast syndication produced by Studios USA's First Run Prods.