FROM NATPE Gavel may be the word on the floor, but gab has been no slouch either, as several veterans -- some given up for dead -- completed deals to set the stage for the fall skeds.
FROM NATPEFive courtshow pilots are emerging as firm goes from the NATPE convention, leading a surprising number of firstrun strips that appear certain of getting on the air in September.
FROM NATPETurner Broadcasting's TBS and TNT have bought the exclusive first network window to New Line's "Magnolia."
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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
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."
After flirting with the networks and syndication, Alliance Atlantis has decided to bring the much-hyped Mel Gibson/Jet Li-produced pilot "Invincible" to Superstation TBS.
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…
Foreign buyers, buck up. If you're turned off by the weirder syndie shows on offer at NATPE, relax. The top U.S. sellers boast a bundle of new hours -- still the best performing Yank genre in…
Who wants to be TV's new No. 1 network? The final answer on that won't be in until May, but for now the right response is: ABC.
Up against "The Sopranos," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "The Golden Globes," MSNBC earned impressive ratings Sunday night for its two-hour investigative special on the JonBenet Ramsey murder…
NBC has picked up its 10th and likely final drama pilot for the 2000-01 season, the Warner Bros. project "Fortunate Son."