Disney topper Michael Eisner called Soap Net "the greatest thing that's happened to our company since chopped liver, and we don't even have chopped liver."
Jerry Bruckheimer Films has purchased the film rights, based on a five-page book proposal, to "The Bureau and the Mole" by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Vise.
Longtime TV exec John Litvack has re-upped with the Frog, signing a new long-term deal and upgrading to executive vice president of current programming and primetime scheduling at the WB.
Some order may finally be coming to the complicated and cash-strapped Italian pay TV biz.
Buena Vista Intl. Television has sold "Wingspan," the feature length doc on Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career, to the U.K.'s Channel 4.
The Indian government is examining adopting digital terrestrial telecasts (DTT). It has commissioned BBC Worldwide to conduct a feasibility study.
Republicans and Democrats are debating the merits of Comedy Central's new show "That's My Bush" -- at least that's what Comedy Central wants people to think.
Sinking the small-screen competition with the same might it wielded in theaters, James Cameron's "Titanic" scored the highest ratings of any feature aired on Italian television in the past five years…