With the Eye's primetime showing muscle and its latenight sked in order, CBS affils have turned their attention toward the fate of "The Early Show."
After several false starts at producing a bigscreen adaptation of the Larry McMurtry novel "The Desert Rose," Columbia Pictures has reoptioned the book, and will start from scratch with Nora Ephron…
Emmy-winning helmer Ken Kwapis ("The Bernie Mac Show") has inked an exclusive two-year development and directing deal with Regency Television.
"The Osbournes" is now officially set to return to MTV next fall -- but just how much coin the cabler will lay out for the monstrously successful reality laffer remains open to interpretation.
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They knew it couldn't last: After soaring to record Nielsen ratings during April, ad-supported cable networks tumbled back to earth in May.
James Woods has inked to portray Rudy Giuliani in USA Networks' two-hour telepic "Rudy!," based on Village Voice journalist Wayne Barrett's bio of the former Gotham mayor.
CBS is mulling new security procedures for its Television City studio complex after a suicidal gun-waving man broke into the net's West Coast headquarters, prompting the evacuation of 800 employees.
Jerry Nachman, recently installed VP/editor in chief of MSNBC, will serve as executive consultant on upcoming talker "The John Walsh Show."
Season finales and strong ratings for the NBA playoffs helped NBC wrap up another primetime ratings victory, as the net won among young adults for a ninth straight week.
Staffers from Russia's shuttered independent channel TV-6 will start broadcasting again on Saturday under the TVS logo, after clearing legal blocks that have dogged them since winning a March 27…