Studios USA has inked a two-year comedy development deal with writer/producers Roberto Benabib and Karl Fink worth $1.5 million to $2 million.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered three additional episodes of the reality series "Guinness World Records" from LMNO Prods.
NBC's animated import ''Stressed Eric'' is off to an unimpressive start, while slot rival ''Whose Line Is It Anyway'' is looking like the hit of the summer. In the Wednesday, Aug. 12, Nielsens, ABC's…
These are not the best of times for TV producer Harry Thomason. This week, he was strapped into the hot seat in front of Kenneth Starr and his grand jury. This comes after Thomason's attempt in a…
Tom Brokaw is the latest network news anchor to have his summer vacation plans disrupted by the never-ending investigation of independent counsel Kenneth Starr in Washington.
The classic O. Henry tale "The Ransom of Red Chief," which is hilarious as a short story, unfortunately gets stretched out over two hours and is given a '90s family-values spin by Disney in this…
Telemundo, the perennial poor cousin of Spanish-lingo TV, is finally getting a high-powered leadership overhaul, with former CBS entertainment prexy Peter Tortorici leading the SWAT team.
Joining the ranks of broadcasters and satcasters rushing to exploit World Cup fever, DTH operator Galaxy Latin America will offer soccer from Spain and Italy this fall.
That rumble you just heard came from Edward R. Murrow's grave as he turned over. The CBS News pioneer has to be disgusted to learn that his once-proud organization is stooping to produce something so…
In yet another sign that publishing has gone Hollywood, CAA has signed on to represent the magazine Reader's Digest, which is attempting to branch into TV development.
The Sci-Fi Channel has commissioned another 18 original hour-long episodes of "Sliders," which has found a cable audience after the Fox network canceled it in May 1997 for low ratings.