Henninger Prods., an active supplier of nonfiction programming to cable networks, has more than tripled its production budget, jumping from about $1 million this year to $3.5 million in 1999.
Five-time Emmy winner David Milch, co-creator of "NYPD Blue," will receive the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television from the Writers Guild of America at its Feb. 20 prize-giving bash.
Aaron Spelling will receive the Chairman's Award from the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors when the org holds its annual banquet on Jan. 17.
Prepping to launch its Spanish-lingo version of "Charlie's Angels," Hispanic web Telemundo has picked leading Mexican singer-actress Patricia Manterola to head the cast.
Less than a month after its launch, Russian comedy "Peculiarities of National Fishing" is topping local video sales, achieving results which have well outstripped Hollywood product in territory's…
Television movie producer Orly Adelson Prods. has entered the series television arena through a first-look deal with Columbia TriStar TV.
Emmy Award-winning actress Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne') has been cast opposite Norm Macdonald ("Saturday Night Live") in the new Bruce Helford ("The Drew Carey Show") comedy pilot for ABC, which…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a four-year overall deal with David Greenwalt, executive producer of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," who also is co-creating and executive producing the WB netlet's…
Former "Friends" executive story editors Jeffrey Astrof and Michael Sikowitz have returned to the Warner Bros. TV fold under a four-year overall production and development deal worth $10 million.
NBC has ponied up a pilot commitment to an untitled Steve Martin-created comedy from Imagine TV and Touchstone, and sources say the network made no demands for ownership or perpetual license fees.
NBC has pulled ahead of the adults 18-49 pack in Dec. 7-13 primetime Nielsen results, but the Peacock couldn't outrun CBS in households and finished the week in a tie with the Eye. In adults 18-49…