Commercial web RTL has dismissed a report stating it planned to launch a rival digital pay-TV platform to the Kirch Group's Premiere World.
The man who brought you "The Real World" now wants to send reality TV into the unreal world. George Verschoor has inked a multiyear deal with Fox Television Studios Prods. to develop and produce…
Former BBC exec Andrea Gockel has been named director of television and media at German kidvidder RTV Family Entertainment.
The viewers have spoken. And it got very loud. "Survivor" mania reached a crescendo Wednesday night when an average of 51.69 million viewers watched the summer phenom's final episode -- more than any…
The WB is on the yellow brick road. The network has committed to a pilot for a fantasy series revolving around the land of Oz that was laid out in the 45 novel series originated by L. Frank Baum. A…
As the nascent XFL brandished its new team names and uniforms in Times Square Thursday, Las Vegas oddsmakers said they will give the newly created football league the benefit of the doubt and issue…
Writer-producer Chip Johannessen has signed a multiyear drama development pact with Studios USA. Johannessen most recently exec-produced the Fox pilot "Ultraviolet."
CBS sitcom stars Ray Romano and Kevin James are teaming to write and star in a comedy pic to be produced by Paramount-based Alphaville. Untitled feature unites the longtime friends, who have helped…
Showrunning team Ed Glavin and Debby Harwick Glavin, who recently exited Telepictures' talker "The Jenny Jones Show," are joining "Queen Latifah," also a Telepictures talker, as exec producers. The…
Harrison Ford's appearance on Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Sunday night gave the show a boost in the ratings, securing a .93 prime time rating in cable households, making it the network's…
BBC Worldwide has partnered with U.S. Internet investor TH Lee Global Internet Managers to help develop its Web presence.