The bestselling book trilogy "Conversations with God" is headed to the small screen through a production deal with Lions Gate TV Pictures, Peter Guber's Mandalay TV and Metafilmics.
Going against its usual strategy of holding big programming until after May sweeps, Discovery Channel is airing a trio of mummy-themed documentaries to tie in with Universal's release Friday of "The…
Former USA Networks programming chief Rod Perth has been named president of Jim Henson Television Group Worldwide, the Muppet company said Thursday.
LeVar Burton's Eagle Nation Films has reupped for two years its production deal with Paramount and added a television component to the agreement.
TNT has a miniseries development deal with its sister company Warner Books for "Last Refuge of Scoundrels," a novel that takes an irreverent look at the events surrounding the American War of…
The latest addition to the end-of-the-millennium, multipart retro-specs popping up all over the dial certainly lives up to its promise to "celebrate the century," serving up a fast-paced mix of…
Buena Vista Television has scrapped plans to revive "Let's Make a Deal" as an syndie strip this fall.
Viacom Prods. signed on to produce the new Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson series "The Beat," which has received a 13-episode midseason order from UPN.
Musicvideo cabler the Box, owned by John Malone's TCI Music, will roll out a multimillion-dollar marketing effort to brand the web with the tagline "Music You Control."
The syndication upfront advertising sales market kicked into high gear Thursday as buyers and sellers scrambled to lock down more than $2 billion in advance national ad commitments for the 1999-2000…
BBC news chief Tony Hall has been forced into hiding under police guard after receiving death threats.