Louis L'Amour's 1954 novel is beautifully adapted in TNT's "Crossfire Trail." Full of understatement -- and gunplay -- the cabler's oater is a tribute to jealousy-driven tall tales, and it…
VISIT NATPE 2001Glitz, gab and gobs of shows -- that's what awaits 20,000 TV execs heading to Las Vegas for the latest edition of NATPE, which unspools Monday through Thursday.
The Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. television rights to four films from Gotham distrib Cowboy Booking Intl., including David Gordon Green's "George Washington," which last month won the New York…
The new austerity has begun in earnest as broadcast and Internet companies slash jobs, bracing for a slowdown in advertising sales. On the heels of news that CNN and NBC will lay off up to 10% of…
Universal Pictures has sold cable rights to "Erin Brockovich" in the network window to TNT for about $7 million.
Jiri Hodac, whose appointment as director of Czech Television last month sparked a widely supported newscasters' strike, resigned Jan. 12. But tens of thousands of demonstrators still gathered in…
Three's a lucky number for these sisters: NBC has picked up three additional episodes of the midseason laffer "Three Sisters." That ups the Peacock's total order for "Three Sisters" this year to 16…
Five months after his last newscast on KABC-TV, longtime Los Angeles news anchor Harold Greene has joined crosstown rival KCBS.
Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. said it sold $320,000 worth of football merchandise from two 30-second shopping spots on CBS and Fox after last Sunday's NFC and AFC championship games.
Paramount Network Television is fielding offers from three networks for what could be one of the more significant projects of the fall 2001 development season: A new laffer penned by former "Frasier"…
Following an election season that saw its ratings rise dramatically, Fox News Channel has rewarded three executives -- Brian Lewis, John Moody and Paul Rittenberg -- with senior VP stripes.