UPN has ordered a drama pilot called "The Strip" from Joel Silver ("Lethal Weapon," "Die Hard"), putting the netlet in business with Warner Bros. TV for the first time since its launch.
Bandeirantes, which carved a niche as a sports broadcaster in the 1980s and early '90s, is going back to its roots with a $50 million investment in sports.
Disney is preparing to launch a Spanish-lingo version of its all-animation web Toon Disney for Hispanic consumers in the U.S. this summer.
Dutch-based Holland Media Group has inked a deal with Buena Vista Intl. for a pack of new titles, adding more fuel to an already heated battle in Holland between HMG's three-channel network and SBS…
Star Choice Communications will be providing a channel of HDTV programming in the fall, the company announced Monday.
Esai Morales ("La Bamba"), Colleen Flynn ("To Have and to Hold") and Kathryn Erbe ("Oz") are set to star in the CBS pilot "Sherman Oaks" from Paul Manning ("ER").
Discovery Channel hits archaeological pay dirt with this engaging documentary that reads like missing pages from the annals of history. Credit the network for knowing a sure thing when it sees it…
For the first time, A&E has taken the lead in commissioning a British mystery.
ABC is smoking a primetime-Nielsens victory cigar this week thanks to Barbara Walters' Monica Lewinsky interview, which boosted the Alphabet to its strongest weeklong rating since last year's Academy…
Indie production outfit Si Television is making headway on its self-prescribed mission to bring more Hispanic-themed programming to the English-lingo TV market by inking sitcom pilot deals with…
Talkshow veteran Jill Blackstone has been tapped exec producer of Twentieth TV's upcoming syndie strip "Divorce Court."