Sumner Redstone and Rupert Murdoch are grappling to dislodge the TV and cable rights to the World Wrestling Federation from the iron grip of Barry Diller.
Fox Broadcasting has gotten a delayed Christmas present from David E. Kelley: The megaproducer has committed to write and produce an hourlong drama for the network's fall 2000 sked.
NBC's contribution to the paranormal landscape is "The Others," a sketchy peek into the dark side and all of its mumbo jumbo. With a serious promo push and some big-name talent behind the camera…
Another Super Bowl week has produced another super blowout in the primetime Nielsens, or at least that's how the competition is looking at it. But in fact, ABC would have sacked its Jan. 24-30 rivals…
A plea for clemency is taken to the extreme in CBS' "In the Name of the People." With the tearjerk lever greased up, this Eye web telepic plays a weighty sympathy card while it also condemns a…
"American Beauty" continues to rack up award nominations, picking up a nom Tuesday for Naomi Shohan's work in production design from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors.
Oxygen, Geraldine Laybourne's femme-oriented cable network, launches today, but fewer than 10 million households can tune in to see the net's programming, which features shows from Oprah Winfrey and…
City channel TV Bucuresti in Bucharest, Romania, is set to launch in late summer with a slate of programming formats licensed from Canadian broadcaster Chum City. Deal marks Chum City's first such…
The WB picked up three more drama pilot presentations Tuesday, including two from its inhouse boutique division Michigan J. Frog Prods.
Warner Bros. Television has inked a new three-year overall deal with "Norm" scribe-showrunner Bruce Rasmussen. Pact keeps Rasmussen on board as exec producer of the ABC skein, now in its second…
"It's Like, You Know ... " creator/exec producer Peter Mehlman has inked a three-year overall deal with DreamWorks Television worth, like, you know, low eight figures.