Sergio Silva, the creator of Mafia TV serial success "La Piovra" (The Octopus) and one of Italy's best-known TV producers, has inked a three-year agreement with Italy's leading TV group Mediaset for…
In the latest sign that the WB is dead serious about increasing its primetime yuk quotient, the Frog net has given a 13-episode on-air commitment to a half-hour laffer from veteran "Friends" scribe…
The announcement of a TV miniseries about the life of the pope has caused a stir in Italy.
MTV has promoted Brian Graden to president of programming, citing his role in orchestrating the network's eye-opening ratings growth over the last two years.
Barely a year after announcing he has Parkinson's disease, thesp Michael J. Fox has decided to ankle ABC's "Spin City" at the end of the season -- a move which likely means the end of the laffer in…
Universal will be ringing in NATPE next week with a new relationship show that takes dating to the next level.
While gavelers and gameshows populate the NATPE floor, Buena Vista is going mental, reaching a distribution deal with Chris-Craft/United TV for upcoming syndie series "Housecalls."
Mercury Entertainment has struck a deal with Paramount to distribute upcoming actioner "Queen of Swords." As NATPE draws closer, Mercury has cleared the series in more than 55% of the country in a…
"Frontline's" harrowing look at what led a 15-year-old Oregon boy to murder his parents and then open fire on his fellow students in 1998 should be required viewing for anyone concerned about raising…
DirecTV and EchoStar together now control 12.5% of the subscription television market and are poised to gain even greater market share now that they may offer local TV channels, according to an FCC…
USA Network's "The Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All-American Girl" wastes a good opportunity to shed light on some really screwed up people. Despite Penelope Ann Miller's eerie resemblance to Seattle's…