German pubcasters ARD and ZDF have voiced their disapproval of the planned pay TV alliance between German media mogul Leo Kirch and his global counterpart Rupert Murdoch.
Paramount TV appears to have failed to keep "Leeza" alive as a firstrun syndicated series after NBC stopped supporting the show last year.
The "Eyes of Laura Mars" lite, "A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle" delivers on atmosphere but is devoid of thrills; it even reveals the killer's identity in the first 45 minutes, leaving…
After a nearly decadelong absence, Oscar and Emmy-winning scribe-producer James L. Brooks is set to return to live-action TV comedy next season as creator and exec producer of a half-hour comedy…
The first in a new series of historical documentaries under the "Empires" banner, "The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization" provides a slickly packaged history lesson complete with elaborate computer…
Kathy Najimy has decided to come out of the closet -- "Veronica's Closet," that is. After three years with the NBC laffer, thesp will ankle the skein at the end of this season. Najimy, who plays…
Memory Lane winds through a raunchy detour in Cinemax's "Let Me In, I Hear Laughter." An engaging look at the history of the Friars Club, this bare-bones docu, which debuted in summer '99, works as…
The "Late Show" without David Letterman beat "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in both New York and Los Angeles on Monday night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings.
Helmer Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") has reupped with Propaganda Films' Satellite commercial subsid, extending his contract for an additional three years to shoot primarily ad spots and…
And "The Beat" goes on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. beginning March 21, UPN announced Monday.
"The Sopranos" staked out record-setting turf Monday with four of its episodes receiving Directors Guild of America nominations for dramatic series night for 1999. Only the pilot episode of NBC's…