Writer-producer Jonathan Katz -- the self-confessed "troubled" mind behind Comedy Central's animated hit "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" -- has inked an overall multiyear deal to develop primetime…
The changing of the zeroes seems a topic tailor-made for Dennis Miller's ironic wit, since the hype is so disproportionate to the event's significance. But maybe the Y2K bug and the corresponding…
The just-concluded November sweeps saw the recent downward drift in Los Angeles news ratings continue, with KABC the only English-lingo station to consistently buck the gloomy trend.
Producer Jane Startz ("The Mighty") has partnered with bestselling author Judy Blume to develop and produce film and television projects based on Blume's popular books dealing primarily with…
Twentieth Century Fox Television apparently is minding its Kim Manners, inking an exclusive multiyear pact with the veteran "The X-Files" director/producer.
New Line TV will be expanding its ventures on the small screen with the unveiling of a trio of syndicated programs for sale at January's NATPE confab.
Biopics of Wilt Chamberlain, George Foreman and Marge Schott highlight a wide-ranging slate of original movies on the drawing boards of the USA Network.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and other broadcast distractions made November a tough month for some ad-supported cable nets, but the competition couldn't slow TBS, ESPN or Nickelodeon.
ABC is starting to find out just how big "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" truly was this month, now that the hit gameshow has retired for the sweeps and is no longer lifting some of its Alphabet…
Britain's Channel 5 has inked a deal for the exclusive terrestrial premiere rights to Warner Bros.' 1999 theatrical releases. The package includes "The Matrix," "Wild, Wild West," "Analyze This,"…