Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is likely today to outline rough plans for legislation that would strengthen federal rules requiring that broadcasters give political candidates a break when seeking air…
USA Network has commissioned "Aphrodite Jones," a reality crime-solving show starring the true crime author of the same name, who wrote the book "All She Wanted," about Brandon Teena. Skein has been…
One of Spain's two new nationwide broadcasters, Net TV, has tapped a Pta 4 billion ($22.5 million) war-chest for first-year acquisitions.
Veteran Columbia TriStar TV exec VP of production Ed Lammi has inked a new three-year pact with the studio.
Cablers airing British drama "Queer as Folk" reskedded the preem to try to stop underage viewers from seeing the gritty gay series.
Three-time Emmy-winner Kathy Baker is in final negotiations to star in "Murphy's Dozen," an hourlong family drama pilot at the WB. In other casting news, Sally Field has officially signed to play a…
Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" will get its Asia small-screen preem on Sony cable and satcaster AXN Action TV.
If misery loves company, Wall Street's gotta have a crush on the syndie biz, which is also suffering from the downward pointing arrow.
E! Entertainment's E! Latin America and E! Brazil collectively hit the 10 million subscriber mark in the first quarter of 2001.
In its biggest production move to date, Spain's Planeta 2010 is in advanced talks on an animation co-production pact with Germany's EM.TV.
Three grads of the Aaron Spelling TV Starmaking Academy have landed lead roles in fall 2001 pilots: Ex- "Beverly Hills, 90210" resident Jennie Garth and former "Melrose Place" regulars Courtney…