Against the backdrop of the NAACP's continued saber rattling over the lack of diversity in primetime, CBS has inked series development deals with several leading African-American comics, including…
In the post-production biz in L.A. -- and the rest of the country for that matter -- the big guys keep getting bigger and the small guys, well, let's just say they keep getting more important. In an…
David E. Kelley's "The Practice" and "Ally McBeal" both take place in Boston but the creator of "Snoops" has turned his latest show into an homage to the left coast, in particular, the Westside of…
With the NFL's nod of approval, TNT has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Second String," a football drama that will feature top NFL players.
NBC precedes this ridiculous sweeps-ploitation thriller with a disclaimer that declares, in part, "This program does not suggest or imply that any of these events could actually occur." So take it…
Although the launch date of new femme cabler and related Web site, Oxygen, is more than a month away -- 02/02/2000, a clever reminder of the scientific symbol for Oxygen gas -- L.A.'s TV production…
The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has taken the first steps toward drawing up a regulatory framework for the 15-member bloc's burgeoning digital television market.
Power and prestige come automatically when you're the top programmer at a major network. Yet for NBC Entertainment prexy Garth Ancier, those perks pale in comparision to what he says is the best part…
Kids spend just under three hours a day watching television and spend another 2 ½ hours viewing videos, listening to music and playing videogames, according to a survey of more than 3,000 kids.
A lifestyle channel called Alice will be launched Dec. 15 on an Astra satellite. Test transmission initiated this week.
TNT has bought the exclusive rights to reruns of -- and the Web site for -- Eyemark Entertainment's "The Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal," triggering a rare alliance among TV syndication…