Kirk Douglas first appeared on television when he and Marilyn Maxwell did a live performance of a scene from their 1949 movie "Champion" to promote the film.
It's unlikely, but it's happened before. In 1967, an NBC show called "My World and Welcome to It," a whimsical comedy starring William Windom as a James Thurber-like character, took the Emmy after it…
The morning after the fourth million-dollar winner was revealed on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the show's exec producer Michael Davies told attendees of the Promax & BDA 2000 convention that…
The "system" takes a beating in TNT's "Deadlocked," a hostage drama/murder mystery with an intriguing premise but little to back it up. A man takes a jury hostage after they've convicted his son, and…
CBS continues to dip into its newfound fountain of youth as the third AFI "100 Years" spec posted big demo gains.
CBS' new Saturday morning kids block, soon to be programmed by cable cousin Nickelodeon, will go commercial-free next year. "Nick Jr. on CBS" will air interstitials and promos throughout the season…
A&E, which is ramping up production of U.S.-based original movies and scripted hourlong series, has set up its first-ever programming operation on the West Coast and hired veteran TV exec Michael…
You can run, but you can't hide from the latest twist in TV's red-hot summer fling with reality programming. Nash Entertainment and DLT Entertainment have snagged the U.S. format rights to "Wanted!"…
The verdict is in: thesp Brian Dennehy will host the upcoming Dick Wolf reality strip "Arrest & Trial."
Arbitron Co. has tapped David Forr to head encoding operations for its new Portable People Meter, which is being deployed in conjunction with Nielsen Media Research. Forr will work with broadcast and…