Negotiating TV rights to World Cup soccer, known as the beautiful game, has become an ugly business.
The federal defense minister has ordered an inquiry into how the Royal Australian Air Force became involved in making CBS' "Survivor: The Australian Outback."
USA Network senior VP of longform programming Adam Shapiro will segue to a first-look producing deal with the company when his contract expires in June. He has been at the company three years.
Chances are that if you wish an NBC exec "a nice weekend" these days, you're likely to be met by a puzzled stare.
ABC rolled out the red carpet last week as its telecast of the Academy Awards -- despite slipping to some of the lowest marks ever -- lifted the net to easy ratings victories.
The Academy Awards may have dipped to record Nielsen lows, but post-Oscars coverage boosted ratings for ABC's "Good Morning America."
The WB, which has as its mascot an animated frog, seeks its first primetime animated hit with "The Oblongs," a darkly comic view of a deformed but not dysfunctional family. Based on the Edward…
The National Basketball Assn. has signed a multiyear programming deal with Primedia educational teen network Channel One, which will allow the net to cover all major NBA and WNBA events, and to…
Some familiar TV vets are plotting their small-screen returns: Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Adam Arkin, Kellie Martin, Fred Willard and Julia Sweeney all have inked for major roles in fall 2001 pilots.
CBS has tapped former Viacom exec VP and chief financial officer Fredric C. Reynolds as prexy of CBS Television Stations Division, a post John Severino is ankling. Severino's exit had been expected.
Former "Lois & Clark" star Teri Hatcher has signed on for a new adventure, inking to star opposite Ken Olin in the Jeff Richman/Steve Levitan laffer pilot "Say Uncle."