Below-average Emmy results have prevented Fox from claiming Sept. 6-12 Nielsen honors in households, but the Emmycast was more than strong enough to lead a Fox sweep in all key-demographic categories.
Alliance Atlantis Television has launched a new children's label, AAC Kids.
MGM and Turner Broadcasting have reworked a movie-library deal covering 800 United Artists titles that could lead to MGM's setting up an all-movie pay TV network as early as September 2000.
Helmer Thomas Carter and scribe David Mills are resurrecting Denzel Washington's detective character from 1995's "Devil in a Blue Dress" for a one-hour urban detective drama in development at ABC.
As cable continues to slice away at the over-the-air broadcast audience share in primetime, it's inevitable that the free webs fight foul with foul to better compete. Hence, the arrival of "Action."…
Unapix Syndication is capitalizing on the outcry for minority programming by clearing a syndicated "Beisbol: The Latin Dream" special to a 70% national and 90% Hispanic audience in time for the…
Aidan Quinn will portray Paul McCartney and Jared Harris will play John Lennon in VH1's third original telefilm, "Two of Us."
Conservative media watchdog group Empower America will announce today that it is "dishonoring" Rupert Murdoch and his Fox Television Network with a "Silver Sewer Award." The group also plans to give…
Scribes Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett have inked a drama development pact with Studios USA TV, which has clinched a pilot deal with CBS for the pair's romantic comedy/mystery project, "Mysteries…
"Selena" filmmaker Gregory Nava is developing a family dramedy for CBS revolving around several generations of a Mexican-American clan in Los Angeles.
The new NFL season got off to a strong Nielsen start Sunday -- welcome news for CBS and Fox, which invested billions to secure pigskin rights. Overnight ratings for weekend games were solid enough…