"Frasier" stars Jane Leeves and Peri Gilpin are teaming up with Paramount to develop a U.S. version of the hit BBC sitcom "The Vicar of Dibley."
CBS has sealed a deal with Panasonic to once again wade the high-definition TV waters this fall. Panasonic will underwrite the HDTV broadcast of 17 of CBS' 18 comedy and drama series this coming…
Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf may have something of a lighter side after all. Wolf, vying with David E. Kelley for the moniker of hardest working man in television, maintains his "Law & Order"…
In its 10th season and facing ratings declines after cleaning up the fights, the "Jerry Springer Show" is reinventing itself. Starting with the new season next week, skein will feature fewer…
German media giant the Kirch Group will try its hand at reality TV through "Taxi Orange," which follows a group of people trying to hack it as cabbies. Kirch has acquired worldwide distribution…
Hollywood studio execs testifying Wednesday before a congressional committee admitted efforts to market violent films to children, offered their mea culpas and promised their allegiance to new…
NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympics, which has received better scores from Nielsen judges in recent days, last week pumped the Peacock to the most decisive weekly victory for any net since Super…
Feature scribe Michael Beckner, whose upcoming Brad Pitt-Robert Redford feature "Spy Game" begins lensing next month, is making his first foray into series television.
German broadcasters are quickly gearing up their Internet plans as the media landscape continues to consolidate.
With ratings for the Sydney Olympics falling below projections, NBC has been forced to slow down its fall promo machine. To clear space for make-good spots to advertisers, the Peacock has started…