Following up on the WB's strong "Angel" debut, "Roswell" has bowed to the netlet's second-strongest premiere ever in total viewers and adults 18-34.
UPN has signed off on full-season orders for two frosh laffers: Big Ticket Television's "The Parkers" and Columbia TriStar Television's "Grown Ups."
"Masterpiece Theater's" first mini of the season proves a welcome reminder of just how good television can be. A perfect pairing of worthy material and dedicated talent, "Aristocrats" is yet another…
Former "Wings" star Tim Daly is flying to CBS. The Eye web has inked the thesp to a holding deal that also contains a primetime series component. The network will work with Daly to develop a skein or…
CBS has inked a seven-figure deal with veteran "Law & Order" show runner Rene Balcer for an hourlong pilot to be produced by Studios USA. The pilot pact calls for Balcer to write and exec produce the…
With Jerry Seinfeld aboard as host, "Saturday Night Live" launched its 25th season by equaling its year-ago adults 18-49 rating and doubling slot rival "Mad TV's" ratings on Fox.
FROM MIPCOM In a deal that suggests just how much the players in secondary markets are stepping up to the plate, Poland's upstart commercial broadcaster TVN inked a multiyear deal late Wednesday with…
FROM MIPCOM Yahoo! did not show up to buy a Hollywood major and Rupert Murdoch did not fulfill rumors by biting off another bit of Euro media real estate, but otherwise the Mipcom 99 TV tradeshow…
FROM MIPCOM Cosmopolitan, an around-the-clock women's channel, will launch in Spain and Portugal in March, marking the first time a women's mag has been used as the basis for a TV channel. The deal…
FROM MIPCOMIn another combo of acquisition and co-financing between the U.S. and Europe, Spanish private broadcaster Tele 5 has closed a multipic deal with MGM on six firstrun films and 20 reruns.
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s troubled "Manchester Prep" has turned into a liaison mortel.