FCC chairman William Kennard blasted the broadcast networks Tuesday for ignoring the public interest in pursuit of profits and dawdling over digital television as they sit atop spanking new spectra…
Fans of Twentieth TV's "The Pretender" were left dangling when NBC canceled the 4-year-old series last spring after the studio had filmed a cliffhanger episode to end the season. Turner…
Standup Anthony Szpak has inked a talent holding deal with Paramount Network Television. Par will either develop a comedy around Szpak, 22, or seek to place him in one of its projects in development…
Nickelodeon has landed exclusive interviews with George W. Bush and Al Gore, which will run Thursday night at 8 as a "Nick News Special Edition: Kids Pick the President." Linda Ellerbee, whose Lucky…
The Kirch Group is reportedly looking at adding former sports weblet TM3 to its growing family of networks as a low-cost music and comedy channel.
In the most high-level departure from the BBC in recent months, controller of entertainment Paul Jackson is ankling the Brit pubcaster to run Granada Media Australia.
The French held out longer than many other countries to the lure of the reality format. Now it's all the rage and the latest network to come on board is M6, with "Mission: 1 Million," based on the…
After a year of get-rich quizzers, far-out reality skeins and an overhyped Olympics, viewers began the 2000-01 season last week ravenous for some old-fashioned comedies and dramas. And network TV…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Entertainment preview site FirstLook.com has launched its new look and plans to offer television previews, along with a beefed-up library of more than 3 million streaming samples of upcoming and…
E! Online has partnered with MetaTV to extend its brands and offerings to interactive TV.