A plea for clemency is taken to the extreme in CBS' "In the Name of the People." With the tearjerk lever greased up, this Eye web telepic plays a weighty sympathy card while it also condemns a…
"American Beauty" continues to rack up award nominations, picking up a nom Tuesday for Naomi Shohan's work in production design from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors.
Oxygen, Geraldine Laybourne's femme-oriented cable network, launches today, but fewer than 10 million households can tune in to see the net's programming, which features shows from Oprah Winfrey and…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed an exclusive pay TV contract with John Malone's Starz! for as many as 200 theatrical movies in a six-year deal that won't actually kick off until January 2006.
Fox has begun greenlighting its fall 2000 drama scripts, even as the net starts firming up some of its midseason plans for this spring.
Showtime has canceled the Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana-produced series "The Hoop Life" after 22 episodes.
Cartoon Network is in talks with Tom Snyder Prods. about picking up "Home Movies," the animated half-hour series that aired on UPN last spring.
"It's Like, You Know ... " creator/exec producer Peter Mehlman has inked a three-year overall deal with DreamWorks Television worth, like, you know, low eight figures.
Gameshow mania 2000 just keeps getting weirder. In a last-minute scheduling shift, top-rated ABC has decided to air a one-time-only Wednesday seg of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" this week at 8…
The new director general of the BBC has laid down his priorities: less bureaucracy, fewer consultants and more funds for programming. Greg Dyke made all this clear his first day on the job.
One of the most exciting finishes in Super Bowl history produced some pretty exciting Nielsens for ABC -- the highest ratings for a Super matchup not featuring the Dallas Cowboys or Green Bay Packers…