Series pilots simply don't come much slicker --- or whiter --- than this droll and edgy hour from "Sports Night" exec producer Aaron Sorkin and "ER" guru John Wells; it may wind up being Hollywood's…
Scribe-helmer Adam Glass hit a double last week, setting up a movie and a TV pitch by literally walking from one end of the WB lot to the other.
With competitors USA, TBS and TNT forging ahead with an all-out assault on the major networks' one-time domain of first-broadcast movie slates, Comedy Central has joined the fray, landing four Buena…
BS is developing a series about mismatched cops to star John DiResta and Justin McKinney, two real-life police officers who went from law enforcement to standup comedy. The deal's worth mid-six…
Fox's "Get Real" has already gotten itself into real trouble. With its second airing Sept. 15, the rookie comedy-drama has fallen below every firstrun household rating for slot predecessor "Party of…
Forget about pay-per-view for the next Mike Tyson fight.
In a deal valued north of $1 billion, Cablevision Systems and Sony Corp. of America plan to deploy an interactive TV service in New York next year that will let viewers watch video-on-demand, search…
Children's advocates and showbiz execs agreed Thursday to help TV writers take on the baddies of kidvid: Bullies, violence and the stereotyping of minorities.
Network lobbyists, participating Thursday in a panel sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus, insisted that when it comes to people of color in primetime programming, the major webs have nothing…
In a deal that could radically redefine the broadcast network television business, NBC said Thursday that it plans to buy 32% of Paxson Communications for $415 million.