FX has acquired the exclusive TV rights to "The Original Toughman Contest."
Rupert Murdoch's Fox Entertainment Group announced its plans to become the majority investor in the National Geographic Channel, a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television (Daily…
NBC plays its true-crime card with "The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer," an engaging mini that boasts strong performances and a tight structure from director William A. Graham. Despite a rushed ending…
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., plans to shift its New York-based programming staff to Los Angeles this summer.
In a move that reflects the tenuous state of network-affil relations -- and possibly the budget crunch hitting all the webs -- ABC has made a last-minute decision to pare back next month's affil…
Emmy-winning thesp Juliet Mills has been cast in the new NBC sudser "Passions," which began production Wednesday with location shooting in Paris.
DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
After flirting with a number of webs and syndie distribs in recent years, radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger has inked a talkshow development deal with Paramount Domestic TV (Daily Variety, April 1).
Veteran "20/20" anchor Hugh Downs on Wednesday announced plans to ankle ABC and retire from a full-time role in the biz in September.
In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
Columbia TriStar TV Group has joined in battle with Disney/ABC over which company will succeed in creating the first cable network devoted to soap operas.