NBC is betting heavily on midseason laffer "Three Sisters," more than doubling the skein's initial production order. The Peacock, which gave the NBC Studios-produced comedy a six-episode commitment…
Michael Ovitz's pet project "Timeline" has not yet been greenlit at Paramount, but execs have put it on a fast track after seeing a new draft of the script.
"Dr. Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story," a telepic about a Quebec woman's work in Africa, topped the winner's list in this year's Geminis, Canada's answer to the Emmys. Produced by Francine…
Media mogul Subhash Chandra is the first to produce an indigenous version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with an even larger prize -- about $2.2 million.
Responding, in part, to the addition of cable networks CMT and TNN to MTV Networks' umbrella via the CBS-Viacom merger, MTV Networks advertising sales has reorganized its domestic sales department.
Swedish director Ulf Malmros' "A Summer's Tale" ("Den Basta Sommaren") won the Cinekids 2000 Lion for best children's film at the 14th edition of the Cinekids Film and Television Festival, which…
Fox Family Channel has launched a lawsuit against CBS and a slew of other defendants, alleging that the network stole the concept for "Race Around the World," a reality-based program in which…
"Spin City" co-creator and former exec producer Bill Lawrence is moving to a new town: NBC. Scribe has inked a three-year, seven-figure exclusive development deal with the Peacock's NBC Studios…
HBO will find out in the next few weeks whether basic cable is ready to pay through both nostrils for reruns of the raunchiest sitcom in the history of showbiz, "Sex and the City."
Staff members at pubcaster ABC are on the verge of mutiny after cuts to budgets in key departments. Company's still reeling from a 12% budget cut imposed by the conservative federal government and a…
As distributors begin picking their projects for NATPE, heat is centering on Big Ticket Television's Caroline Rhea project, to which Big Ticket's owner Paramount gave the thumbs-up last week. Buzz on…