After a year of get-rich quizzers, far-out reality skeins and an overhyped Olympics, viewers began the 2000-01 season last week ravenous for some old-fashioned comedies and dramas. And network TV…
The BBC has sold its series "Walking With Dinosaurs" and the 50-minute special "The Making of Walking With Dinosaurs" to 10 Latin American broadcasters.
NEW YORK -- Screenwriter Shane Salerno, co-writer of such films as "Armageddon" and "Shaft," has made a multiyear, seven-figure first-look deal with Jersey Films to hatch, rewrite and produce…
NBC's "Ed" rolled a ratings strike in its first frame Sunday, posting winning scores in one of the network's toughest timeslots. Skein could be in for a rougher time in upcoming weeks, though, when…
Maybe it's because the commercials get almost as much advance publicity as the game itself: A TN Media research study shows that only a tiny portion of viewers to the Super Bowl tune out during the…
David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Inc. is garnering a solid reputation as a prolific source for quality TV programming. Its second entry in the new fall sweepstakes is a quirky comedy ensemble that's…
Check your VCR timers: The WB has quietly given affiliates the greenlight to push the Frog's Sunday lineup an hour later.
Bob Fuller has been named chief exec of Telewest's cable division.
The worst-kept secret out of the Fox network camp is official: Tracy Katsky has departed Regency TV to take over as head of comedy development at the web.
National broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) will turn two of its channels into pay webs beginning Oct. 26. The channels DD World and DD News will be available through direct-to-home service in 79…