Maral Nigolian, the sole female winner of Variety's Pitch Me contest this year in Cannes, has begun production on a documentary about the search for children of the late R&B legend Screamin' Jay…
FCC chairman William Kennard continued Monday to build a case that broadcasters disregard their promise to serve the public interest in exchange for a free license, and that this must change in the…
CBS has given a six-episode order to a drama starring Mary Stuart Masterson as a struggling young single mother.
Longtime Telefilm Canada exec Deborah Drisdell has been appointed VP of sales, co-production and acquisitions at Canuck distribution company Sextant Intl.
Columbia TriStar Television network production topper Helene Michaels is ankling her post, ending months of speculation about her future. Michaels is making no bones about why she's leaving. "I've…
Agnes Nixon, creator of ABC's daytime dramas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," will leave her post as head writer of "AMC" to become overall story consultant for ABC Daytime. "AMC" co-head…
Pan-European broadcaster SBS Broadcasting plans to back German entrepreneur Herbert Kloiber in launching a German channel.
A strong Sunday, capped by hefty week-to-week ratings gains for "The Practice," has helped ABC clinch the second week of the season in total viewers, although NBC will prevail among adults 18-49…
The second week of NBC's Olympics broadcast proved a tough obstacle for much of the syndie world. Syndicated programs that air primarily in access time periods were hit hard by preemptions…
The U.S. adaptation of hit British drama "This Life" may soon get a new lease on, well, life. NBC is close to ordering eight episodes of the Studios USA/NBC Studios series, which failed to make the…