Balmur Entertainment, the music and television company owned by Canuck singer Anne Murray, is set to produce its first major kids animation series, "The Hippo Tub Co.," based on a 20-year-old Murray…
Brad Grey has officially unfurled his new BGTV production banner at Columbia TriStar TV after finalizing the terms of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment's separation from Universal, which bought half of…
Food Network announced it will launch nine series in July, including "Good Eats," a show starring filmmaker Alton Brown.
"Law & Order" has won a major Nielsen verdict based on the appeal of Julia Roberts, whose guest appearance Wednesday earned that series' highest households rating for that day in more than three…
FX has acquired the exclusive TV rights to "The Original Toughman Contest."
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., plans to shift its New York-based programming staff to Los Angeles this summer.
"Suddenly Susan" regular Judd Nelson is ankling the NBC laffer after three seasons.
After flirting with a number of webs and syndie distribs in recent years, radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger has inked a talkshow development deal with Paramount Domestic TV (Daily Variety, April 1).
Rupert Murdoch's Fox Entertainment Group announced its plans to become the majority investor in the National Geographic Channel, a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television (Daily…
In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
In a move that reflects the tenuous state of network-affil relations -- and possibly the budget crunch hitting all the webs -- ABC has made a last-minute decision to pare back next month's affil…