Former "Law & Order" showrunner Rene Balcer has inked a three-year, high-seven-figure development deal with Studios USA. Balcer -- who wrote more than 70 episodes of "Law & Order" during his 10 years…
"Taxi" creator Ed Weinberger has been tapped to receive the career achievement award from the Writers Guild of America Foundation. Weinberger, who won 13 Emmys and three Golden Globes for writing and…
NBC is off and running in the November sweeps, winning Thursday and Friday while ranking as the only major net to improve its standing vs. a year ago. The Peacock won in adults 18-49 by 21 shares on…
Frog net has ordered nine additional episodes of its sophomore sci-fi drama "Roswell," giving the show a full season run of 22 episodes. Series is a production of 20th Century Fox Television and…
Scribe-helmer Noah Baumbach ("Kicking and Screaming") has inked an overall series development deal with Columbia TriStar Television.
Viacom just got two big new shareholders as well as a sleepy cable network it wants to turn into a powerhouse brand alongside MTV and VH1.
Noggin, the kids' cable network from Nickelodeon and Children's Television Workshop, is beefing up its original programming with two new series.
After years of frugality, third-ranked Australian web Network Ten is raiding its piggy bank. Rescued from the brink of bankruptcy a decade ago by Canadian conglom CanWest, Ten is now one of Oz's most…
Fox Family Channel scored big in the Nielsen ratings with "Scariest Places on Earth," a five-night primetime reality spec last week. But the network managed only a disappointing 0.8 rating in cable…
Winchester Entertainment is raising £22 million ($31.9 million) this week on London's Alternative Investment Market as a war chest for financing children's TV, film development and distribution.
In a move that's already meeting resistance from major studios, ABC is asking program suppliers to agree to several radical changes to standard pilot license agreements -- including the right to four…