Michael Davidoff and Bill Rosenthal, exec producers and creators of NBC's comedy series "Working," have extended their pact with NBC Studios in a three-year, multimillion-dollar development deal.
Boasting a starry exec roster (including Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Halmi and Franc Roddam), the miniseries version of "Moby Dick" slights Herman Melville's philosophizing in favor of action.
Showtime has canceled Larry Gelbart's race-car series "Fast Track" after a one-season run of 22 hourlong episodes.
NBC is benching "The Naked Truth" next week after the sitcom hit the lowest rating on record for original non-political programming in the 9:30 p.m. Monday timeslot.
Australia's struggling feevee sector was fuming Tuesday night after the conservative federal government vowed to change its rules.
HBO has landed exclusive domestic rights to telecast a concert stop on the current Elton John-Billy Joel world tour, capturing the two at their June 20 stop in Vienna, Austria, from the Praterstadion.
Beltway culture warriors are scheduled to go back on the warpath Thursday against NBC for its failure to adopt the same TV content code that the rest of the broadcast industry has already implemented.
NBC dominated the March 2-8 primetime Nielsens, as late-season schedule changes on the competition have only added distance between the Peacock and its pursuers.
"The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" has run its course. Disney's Buena Vista Television confirmed Tuesday that it has canceled the latenight syndie talk-variety strip that bowed last August.
Columbia TriStar TV has renewed its exclusive deal with "Party of Five" creators Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman for $4 million per year over the next three years.
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
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