Russia's two main TV magnates may remain in long-term exile from their homeland, but foreign players appear to be showing serious interest in potential investment in territory. While rumors…
In his first small screen deal, producer Alan Ladd Jr. has put on track a syndicated series version of "The Orient Express" with a 22-episode commitment. Scribes Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais ("The…
It seems only fitting that in a season when "Yes, Dear" is a hit, it's NBC and Fox that have emerged as the networks with the greatest primetime success.
Things are getting a little funnier at Touchstone Television, which has sealed pilot deals starring Hank Azaria at NBC and Jim Belushi at ABC.
Julie Pernworth has been named VP of comedy development for CBS. Crossing over to the Eye from NBC, Pernworth will work in development for new laffers.
France's broadcasting authority approved the three-way merger of Vivendi, Canal Plus and Seagram Nov. 30, but not without first wrapping the new media group in a few extra feet of red tape.
MTV has ordered an additional six episodes of its satirical boy band telepic-turned-TV series "2gether." ... Frances McDormand has signed on for the role of offscreen narrator of Fox Family Channel's…
"Iyanla," Buena Vista's new talker backed by Barbara Walters, has nabbed the thumbs up from TV stations covering about one-third of the country, including ABC O&Os in three of the top five markets…
"NBC Nightly News" is positioned to end the November sweeps in first place by virtually all measurements. With just a few Nielsen ballots to be counted, "Nightly" is on top in overall viewers (11.60…
In a dramatic 11th hour U-turn, Star TV withdrew its bid for a pay TV license Tuesday as the government announced four other successful applicants.