U.K. TV producer Tiger Aspect is creating an animated version of Bean, the geeky British character portrayed by comedian Rowan Atkinson.
Johnny Lew Fratto, son of Iowa mob boss Louis "Cock-Eyed" Fratto (a.k.a. Lew Farrell), has linked up with Merv Griffin Entertainment, which has optioned the right to make both a feature and a…
A pair of low-rated weekend sporting events had it wheezing at the finish line, but NBC held off a feisty Fox for the week among young adults -- although CBS raced past it to win in total viewers.
Life is fair for "Malcolm in the Middle" co-executive producer Al Higgins, who has signed a multiyear development deal with Regency TV and 20th Century Fox TV.
In the two weeks since the National Assn. of TV Programming Execs (NATPE) confab wrapped in Las Vegas, the wake in the syndie biz has been choppy, to say the least.
Multisystem operator Globo Cabo upped subscribers by 12% to 1.5 million and reduced turnover during the fourth quarter of 2000.
An international love story reduced to teeny-bopper sensationalism, "The Princess and the Marine" should have been a perfect sweeps entry full of romance, intrigue and danger. But anyone who has…
Channel 4 plans to set up a separate division for its pay TV and other non-core businesses in a move to silence critics who complain that the channel, technically a pubcaster, is extending into too…
The WB has greenlit a half-hour Michigan J. Frog comedy pilot toplined by "Original King of Comedy" star-turned-Budweiser pitchman Cedric the Entertainer.
In preparation for the cable net's evolution into CNN Money later this year, CNNfn will launch new market day programming on Feb. 26.
Testimony, in this case words from men and women who performed with and accompanied the great Bob Marley, only hints at the forces that drove one of the 20th century's greatest musicians. The…