For his next covert mission, the "Secret Agent Man" may want to investigate what happened to his timeslot. UPN will put the spy series from producer-director Barry Sonnenfeld on hiatus after…
Australian producer-distrib Beyond is moving its American TV distribution office from Los Angeles to New York.
In a submission to a hearing on racism in the media, the South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) on Monday accused its white middle management of resisting post-apartheid transformation.
Viacom said Monday it has completed the purchase of UPN, buying the 50% of the network it didn't own from Chris-Craft's BHC Communications for $5 million. Announcement marks the end of an…
The future of BBC Films is up for grabs. The pubcaster's new director general Greg Dyke has thrown his weight behind the creation of "a significant new film division" under the leadership of creative…
FROM MIP TV 2000As the Hollywood players wing their way to the French Riviera for the annual Mip TV tradeshow (April 10-14), they find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place.
When HBO's "The Sopranos" became a smash sensation, speculation began as to how its theme — the everyday life of a mob boss — would translate to commercial broadcast TV. Part of the answer is…
Time Warner cable subscribers in New York, Houston and parts of L.A. and Philadelphia who are fans of quizmeister Regis Philbin, Drew Carey, "The Practice" and "Dharma & Greg" can relax, at least for…
Lifetime Television has greenlit "City Lights," a primetime drama set at the San Francisco Police Dept.
"Wonderland," ABC's drama challenge to top-ranked "ER," bowed Thursday to mixed ratings fortunes: While the gritty hour fared better than any drama the net has tried on Thursday in nearly 6 years, it…