First-time nominees dominated the Directors Guild of America selections for daytime serials and children's programming, taking seven of the 10 nominations announced Wednesday.
Fox has cashed in big time with its spec "Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire," which helped the net become the first to defeat ABC on a Tuesday in adults 18-49 since the Alphabet's own…
In another example of nets stepping up efforts to diversify their skeds, CBS has greenlit production on a one-hour dramedy expected to feature an all- Hispanic cast.
"Dharma & Greg" star Thomas Gibson will be paid $1.5 million to co-star with Bai Ling in "The Monkey King," a four-hour NBC miniseries mounted by Robert Halmi's Hallmark Entertainment.
Discovery Communications and three giant cable operators -- Time Warner, Comcast and Cox -- are ponying up $40 million to create a U.S. women's professional soccer league.
After two years of mixed results in syndication, the Easter Seals has signed with Pax TV to air the charity org's annual fund-raising special.
Fox is giving its low-rated frosh drama "Get Real" another shot at success.
NBC has all but wrapped up its comedy pilot orders for fall 2000, while CBS is also moving ahead with laffer plans for next season.
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Big Brother1Rating: 2.1 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 6.4 Network: CBS
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The Big Bang Theory-r2Rating: 1.8 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 7.1 Network: CBS
Hell's Kitchen3Rating: 1.7 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 5.0 Network: FOX