Xavier Kochhar is joining what's turning into a martial arts fight club.
Four new shows bowed on the opening Tuesday of the season but it was a pair of returnees -- NBC's "Frasier" and the WB's "Smallville" -- that delivered the night's jaw-dropping perfs.
Thursday night, some 30 million "Friends" fans will find out what happens in the Ross/Rachel/Joey love triangle -- and the ratings will no doubt be huge.
Ron Howard has dipped his toe back in the television waters, helping Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox TV land a put pilot with significant penalties at Fox.
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The Screen Actors Guild has moved its 2004 awards ceremony two weeks later to Feb. 22 from Feb. 8, avoiding a direct conflict with the British Academy of Film & Television Arts awards.
NBC has reopened Court TV's "Forensic Files," acquiring four more hours of the cabler's signature show to air this fall.
Fox Broadcasting has tapped casting director Amy Christopher as director of East Coast casting.
Zilo Networks, which targets college audiences through on-campus delivery systems, said it has signed a broadcast partnership with extreme-sports/lifestyle festival the Gravity Games.
Vidgame-oriented cable channel G4 has signed a strategic marketing deal with Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp., one of the biggest specialty retailers in the videogame business.
Sony Pictures Television launched a Web site Tuesday designed to give TV execs a destination for industry news and information.