ABC has decided not to renew the Dan Aykroyd sitcom "Soul Man" next season, but UPN is in serious talks to pick up 44 episodes of the series, sources say.
NBC has continued to pile up sweeps-month victories, leading preliminary Nielsen results for Friday and Saturday, the first two nights after the Peacock's May 14 "Seinfeld" success.
NBC is expected to announce to advertisers today that "Frasier" will replace "Seinfeld" in the crucial Thursday 9 p.m. timeslot this fall.
Showtime, which has scored with weekly hourlong series like "The Outer Limits" and "Stargate: SG1," will shift over to half-hour shows, commissioning two sitcoms to premiere this July: "Rude…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered 13 episodes of another animated comedy for midseason called "Family Guy," which was created, written, produced and animated by a young newcomer named Seth MacFarlane.
The wedding episode of CBS' "The Nanny" has marched to that series' highest Nielsens since Sept. 25, 1996, but the final firstrun airing of ABC's "Ellen" equaled that sitcom's second-lowest firstrun…
Just a week after picking up distribution rights to the DreamWorks/ABC sitcom "Spin City," Paramount Domestic TV has sold rerun rights to the show to UPN affils in the top three TV markets for a fall…
Film Roman has inked a deal with Claster Television to produce "The Mr. Potato Head Show" for the Fox Kids Network.
WGN Chicago's purchase of the rights to the reruns of "Home Improvement" has potentially damaged the Nielsen value of the series to the USA Network, which laid out a total of $126 million in license…
Upstart network wannabe Pax Net added credibility to its cause by hiring former CBS president Jeff Sagansky as president and CEO of Paxson Communications Corp., which plans to launch its…
Much like "Seinfeld's" George Costanza, ABC and CBS were concerned about "shrinkage" Thursday night -- Nielsen shrinkage, that is.