FX Networks and Artisan Television are developing an original TV movie about Enron Corp., marking the first dramatic TV project about the energy company to come to light since its collapse.
Thesp-helmer Tim Robbins has signed to direct the pilot of the CBS drama pilot "Queens Supreme," while another feature thesp -- Treat Williams -- is close to inking as the lead for the new WB drama…
Helmer Mimi Leder has signed to direct the newly greenlit Fox drama pilot "John Doe," while ABC has given the final "Push" to a hybrid drama/reality series from scribes-producers Ben Affleck and Sean…
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Courtshow addicts are beginning to discover a colorful Houston lawman named Larry Joe Doherty, who presides over "Texas Justice," the syndicated TV series that has vaulted to the No.-1-rated slot…
Viewers took NBC's "Frasier" up on its proposal Tuesday night, as the vet laffer dominated its timeslot and lifted the net to victory on the night by most key demo measures.
Hollywood union publicists have nominated U's "American Pie 2," Warner's "Harry Potter," MGM's "Legally Blonde," Fox's "Moulin Rouge" and DreamWorks' "Shrek" for its Maxwell Weinberg Award for top…
Latin American feevee Discovery Health has inked a carriage deal with No. 2 Argentine MSO Multicanal.
MTV Japan, the 24-hour Japanese-lingo music TV channel, has entered into a long-term partnership with Asahi Breweries to present the first MTV Video Music Awards Japan and MTV The Super Dry Live, two…
It's been a season of peaks and valleys at CBS, with a handful of hit series and high-rated specials overshadowing the net's problems in key time periods.
Feature helmer Wolfgang Petersen and production partner Gail Katz are setting up Radiant Prods., their small-screen shingle, at Spelling Television.