The Britt Allcroft Co., best known for "Thomas the Tank Engine," has sealed a three-year co-production deal with Egmont Imagination, the Danish media group.
John Severino, one of broadcasting's most colorful figures during the 1970s and '80s, is in serious talks with CBS to take the helm of the Eye's O&O group.
Former "Diagnosis Murder" showrunners Lee Goldberg and Bill Rabkin have been recruited as exec producers for the returning CBS actioner "Martial Law."
Emmy-winning "Providence" creator John Masius has inked an exclusive three-year, seven-figure development deal with NBC Studios.
NBA basketball has gone a little flat this year but still delivered enough bounce to lift NBC to the top of the primetime Nielsen standings.
CBS will bow its new Saturday kidvid lineup Oct. 2. Sked will consist of three new shows and three returning series, all of which will be produced by Canadian supplier Nelvana (Daily Variety, Feb. 3).
NBC has signed a three-year deal with Marv Albert to do the play-by-play for National Basketball Assn. games and for some Olympic events.
It sounds like a revenge plot hatched by “The Simpsons'” Principal Skinner. But in a stranger-than-fiction twist, the advertiser boycott campaign against Fox’s “Family Guy” is being led by the…
Fox Sports execs are huddling with local cable operators this week in an effort to settle a contract dispute that has Fox threatening to black out Los Angeles Dodgers telecasts on its Fox Sports West…
Telemundo turnover on tap? There’s talk of a management shakeup brewing at Telemundo, the Sony-run Spanish-lingo web. Despite a major overhaul this past season, the long-ailing Telemundo has yet to…
New Line's "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" has found a second TV home: The Fox Network has confirmed reports it will share the broadcast window with TBS.