The greenlight was on at 20th Century Fox TV Tuesday as the studio scored a pair of pilot pickups. NBC gave the go-ahead to the tentatively titled "A.U.S.A.," a half-hour single-camera laffer about…
Dennis Farina has been tapped to star as the owner of an armored trucking business in the untitled Mark Reisman pilot that Reisman and Kelsey Grammer are exec producing for NBC.
Disney made it clear Tuesday that Buena Vista's talk-variety show with Wayne Brady will be taking over the soon-to-be vacated "Rosie O'Donnell Show" timeslot on the ABC-owned TV stations.
Mike Tyson's application for a boxing license got a thumbs down from the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday, a move that will complicate his proposed heavyweight bout with Lennox Lewis…
After three weeks of positive Nielsen numbers, the WB has decided to order four additional episodes of its midseason reality skein "JKX: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment." The skein, a "Candid…
UPN senior VP of scheduling and acquisitions Todd Lituchy is ankling the netlet as part of a larger round of layoffs and buyouts related to the net's merger with CBS.
While Madison Avenue focuses on big February events like the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics from Salt Lake City, ABC has quietly sold about 90% of the advertising time on the March 24 Oscarcast…
Lifetime engineered a rare daily double in the January 2002 Nielsen ratings, finishing No. 1 both in primetime and in total day, the first time a general-entertainment cable network has performed…
China is clamping down on the illegal use of satellite dishes -- and the effort is kicking in hard in Shanghai, where authorities began door-to-door inspections last week.The move follows a call last…
No news is good news for a growing number of network TV affiliates. Long considered a virtual license to print money, local news operations aren't quite the cash cows they once were.
Three nights before TV-6's signal was abruptly yanked from Russia's airwaves at midnight Jan. 21, staffers crowded a studio as a news program asked the increasingly urgent question: Can television…
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