FROM NATPE Industry insiders said late Wednesday that CBS appears willing to pay about $20 million to adapt and produce a reformatted version of the red-hot Dutch import "Big Brother."
Oprah Winfrey and Bill Cosby have been tapped to host the Essence Awards 2000 on April 14 at Radio City Music Hall.
FROM NATPE "Wed at First Sight" features a female contestant interviewing three strangers, with the agreement that she will marry the winner. "Cheaters" will hire private investigators with cameras…
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America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent1Rating: 2.5 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 11.4 Network: NBC
Big Brother2Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.9 Network: CBS
Dancing With The Stars
Dancing With The Stars3Rating: 2.1 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 12.3 Network: ABC
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NBC has picked up its 10th and likely final drama pilot for the 2000-01 season, the Warner Bros. project "Fortunate Son."
Cabler NTL will take a 9.99% stake in the soccer club Aston Villa as part of a wider alliance between the two companies.
Video Research, the ratings agency used by Japan's commercial TV broadcasters, has developed a system for monitoring up to 1,000 digital satellite channels.
MGM is about to get a new lease on life in Europe. That's because the studio has just managed to disentangle itself from a long-term lock-up of its product in Germany -- the most lucrative territory…