The weblets have moved a few steps closer to the Big Four in primetime ratings this season, with the biggest strides coming among the youngest of adults. It's been a year of growth for UPN and the…
Jennifer Lopez's hit movie "The Wedding Planner" has set the date for its network TV window with Turner Broadcasting's TNT/TBS. But Columbia TriStar TV Distribution (CTTD) is still negotiating with a…
Mike Tyson could meet Lennox Lewis in a championship fight before the end of the year, despite the fact that Showtime, which represents Tyson, and HBO, which reps Lewis, are cutthroat pay TV rivals.
U.K. TV producer Tiger Aspect is creating an animated version of Bean, the geeky British character portrayed by comedian Rowan Atkinson.
Johnny Lew Fratto, son of Iowa mob boss Louis "Cock-Eyed" Fratto (a.k.a. Lew Farrell), has linked up with Merv Griffin Entertainment, which has optioned the right to make both a feature and a…
A pair of low-rated weekend sporting events had it wheezing at the finish line, but NBC held off a feisty Fox for the week among young adults -- although CBS raced past it to win in total viewers.
Don't tell ABC the dot-com revolution is over: The Alphabet web has ordered pilot presentations for a pair of Silicon Valley-set dramas.
Fire up the eight-track: Fox will keep the Carsey-Werner-Mandabach laffer "That '70s Show" in bellbottoms for a fifth season.
Longtime Carsey-Werner Co. prexy Caryn Mandabach has been made a full partner in the indie production powerhouse, which will now be known as Carsey-Werner-Mandabach.
Canada's leading TV producer Alliance Atlantis Communications has acquired Halifax-based production company Salter Street Films in a cash and shares deal worth C$82 million ($54.3 million).
The creators of "South Park," Matt Stone and Trey Parker, have signed Timothy Bottoms, an actor who bears a strong resemblance to President George W. Bush, as the star of a new Comedy Central sitcom…