The end of daylight savings time and the beginning of November sweeps gave syndicators a fall treat as nearly all access shows found a spike in their ratings, according to Nielsen for the week of…
Viewer appetite is still growing for "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" 10 nights into its November sweeps run, suggesting ABC's second week of nightly "Millionaire" episodes will pay even bigger…
As the World Wrestling Federation's leglock on the Thursday night grappling wars gets stronger with this season's rookie hit "Smackdown," TBS will shift its own Thursday night wrestling program "WCW…
Against the backdrop of the NAACP's continued saber rattling over the lack of diversity in primetime, CBS has inked series development deals with several leading African-American comics, including…
The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has taken the first steps toward drawing up a regulatory framework for the 15-member bloc's burgeoning digital television market.
SoapNet has acquired the former ABC daytime series "Ryan's Hope," as well as five primetime serial dramas from Warner Bros., the new Disney/ABC Cable Networks channel announced Wednesday.
A lifestyle channel called Alice will be launched Dec. 15 on an Astra satellite. Test transmission initiated this week.
NBC precedes this ridiculous sweeps-ploitation thriller with a disclaimer that declares, in part, "This program does not suggest or imply that any of these events could actually occur." So take it…
In the post-production biz in L.A. -- and the rest of the country for that matter -- the big guys keep getting bigger and the small guys, well, let's just say they keep getting more important. In an…
David E. Kelley's "The Practice" and "Ally McBeal" both take place in Boston but the creator of "Snoops" has turned his latest show into an homage to the left coast, in particular, the Westside of…
With the NFL's nod of approval, TNT has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Second String," a football drama that will feature top NFL players.