The passage of a 4-year-old broadcasting bill is taking a step closer to reality.
Former "Cheers" producers/scribes Ken Levine and David Isaacs have inked a new three-year overall deal with Paramount Network Television.
NBC has made its first comedy series commitment for the 2000-01 season, ordering 13 episodes of a new half-hour laffer to be created by "3rd Rock From the Sun" and "That '70s Show" exec producers…
As part of its stepped-up efforts to find sitcom successes -- and soon -- NBC has greenlit a midseason comedy pilot from former "Ellen" exec producers Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline.
CBS' new "Early Show" got off to a solid ratings start Monday, but the day's big winner was NBC's Mariah Carey-boosted "Today."
Britain's Granada TV has inked an agreement with Kerry Stokes' Seven Network to provide the Aussie broadcaster with much of its local programming.
The competition had dreamed about it for years and last week they got it -- a shot at NBC when its Thursday lineup was merely mortal.
In what would be his first regular smallscreen gig, thesp Kiefer Sutherland is in final negotiations to star in the upcoming TV series adaptation of the Oscar-winning pic "L.A. Confidential."
Fox News Channel has scored a primetime Nielsen win over rival MSNBC for the month of October.
Cable channel Noggin will celebrate "Sesame Street's" 30th anniversary with an original one-hour primetime special that will run on Nick at Nite's TV Land.