Original dramas are popping up all over the place on basic-cable networks -- from Lifetime's "Strong Medicine" to A&E's "100 Centre Street" to USA's "The Huntress." Dozens more firstrun series are in…
Talk about dark horses: Bravo has outbid TNT, USA and A&E, among others, for the cable-network rights to Warner Bros.' hit series "The West Wing," forking over a record $1.2 million per episode.
Discovery Channel has launched its First Time Filmmakers project for Asia, continuing its hunt for programming of local relevance.
While Election 2000 may have been tortuous for the American citizenry, it brought local TV stations a record-breaking $771 million in political ad revenues, according to a study released Tuesday by…
CBS has lost its "Bette." Eye pulled the plug on the struggling Bette Midler laffer Monday, putting the nail in the coffin of another of this season's celeb vehicles.
A&E and Sidney Lumet have joined the headlong rush of networks and producers to tackle TV series about the U.S. Supreme Court. "May It Please the Court," Lumet's series, which A&E has put into script…
"Frasier" isn't going anywhere: NBC and Paramount Network Television have struck a $374 million renewal deal that will keep the Kelsey Grammer-led laffer on the Peacock web until May 2004.
European channel launcher SBS Broadcasting has inked a deal with News Corp.-owned Fox World to create and operate a northern European production company.
Boosted by an interview with "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett and contestant Michael Skupin, CBS News' "The Early Show" posted its highest overnight rating for a Friday and the highest rating…
Following the intervention of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder last week, German media group Kirch and pubcasters ARD and ZDF look set to restart negotiations today over the broadcast rights to the 2002…
King World Prods. has tapped Steven Nalevansky to head its programming and development department as senior VP. He will report to Roger King, chairman/CEO of CBS Enterprises and King World Prods.