Feature helmer Tom Shadyac ("The Nutty Professor") will direct and exec produce a half-hour Touchstone Television comedy pilot for ABC starring comic Brett Butler.
King World execs are poised to finally pull the plug on two of the company's sinking ships, "The Martin Short Show" and "Roseanne."
Stung by recent criticism and calls for boycotts over the launch of Paramount's upcoming talker "Dr. Laura," controversial host Laura Schlessinger has issued an all-out apology for her perceived…
The twisted teens of UPN's claymation comedy pilot "Hormone High" have found their respective voices.
It appears that the Alphabet's search for a replacement for Oprah Winfrey is finally over. Disney's newly created programming unit, Buena Vista Development, has tapped ABC News reporter and 20/20…
Shannen Doherty headlines the remake of the supernatural horror film "Satan's School for Girls," which first aired on the Alphabet web in 1973. This updated version, from director Christopher Leitch…
Japanese web Fuji Television Network has purchased the broadcasting rights in Japan for South American and European qualifying matches for the 2002 World Cup.
TV Land's weeklong road to the classic 39 is paved with a single new entry in "The Honeymooners" canon, a "Behind the Music" look at the Kramdens and the Nortons and, more specifically, the life of…
Morley Safer and Al Roker have signed on to host more specials for Food Network, which announced Friday it will debut more than 1,000 hours of programming and more than 50 new specials in 2000.
NBC's controversial animated laffer "God, the Devil and Bob" won its half-hour in a special Thursday preview, although it lost a sizable chunk of its hefty lead-in.