With investments of almost $1.5 billion for programming this year, Germany's commercial webs have become the engines powering the boom in the country's TV industry.
The scribes behind the buzzed-about 1998 comedy short "Swingblade" are moving into television, inking premium script deals for half-hour projects at ABC and UPN.
Frosh drama "Safe Harbor" has been cast out to sea by the WB, while Fox has decided to show a little love toward its new "Party of Five" spin-off "Time of Your Life."
Several intriguing elements surround this hyperventilating, over-stimulated profile of the 73-year-old chairman of the Playboy empire, Mr. Hugh Marston Hefner. The most surprising one is that Hefner…
Marc Tessier, president of publicly owned France Television, on Wednesday urged the French government to speed up its preparations for terrestrial digital TV.
The Olsen twins' super-cute franchise is running a bit thin these days, and this formulaic fluff doesn't help matters much. Writers David Kukoff and Matt Roshkow rely on the old switcheroo routine…
It looks like Fox has a dead-end "Ally" on its Tuesday schedule. After a disappointing run in the Tuesday 8 p.m. leadoff slot, "Ally," an innovative half-hour repackaging of the hit "Ally McBeal,"…
"Absolute Cobblers" is a British expression for "that's totally ridiculous," but it's also the title of a British gameshow that's headed for U.S. cable or TV syndication in an American version.
Former UPN current programming chief James Bethea has pacted with Viacom Prods. on a first-look television deal.
The USA Network, suffering through diminished ratings for its key block of original hourlong primetime series on Sunday, has nonetheless put forward a massive list of series projects covering drama…
The Post Group has entered into a long-term agreement with Panasonic's Broadcast & Television Systems to develop digital and HDTV post-production tools for the film and television industries.