Alliance Atlantis Communications is jumping feet first into documentary and nonfiction programming by acquiring Great North Communications, Canada's largest independent producer and distributor of…
Like a sitcom that overindulges in "very special" episodes, Showtime runs a serious risk of surfeiting on the "very important" movie genre. Its newest original telepic in this vein, "Who Killed…
Michael B. Seligman will return as supervising producer of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The awards will be broadcast Sept. 10 on ABC from the Shrine…
PBS will continue to mine the reality TV genre that it introduced in 1973 with "An American Family" and that has recently been revived by CBS' "Big Brother" and "Survivor."
Court TV has bought the basic-cable rerun rights to the hard-edged crime series "Profiler" and has commissioned a reality series called "Forensic Files."
The foul-mouthed third graders of "South Park" are not harvesting the ratings they were reaping a year ago, and the highly touted British comedy series "League of Gentlemen" is off to a grim start.
Two of the biggest hits of the summer, "Mission: Impossible 2" and "Scary Movie," wrapped up network deals Thursday: TBS will share a cable/broadcast window of "M:I-2" with either CBS or ABC, while…
Fox's syndie division Twentieth Television has upped its top two programming execs.
Two-time Oscar winner Dianne Wiest is joining the cast of NBC's "Law & Order" as the Dick Wolf-produced legal drama prepares to enter its 11th season. Wiest, who snagged supporting actress Oscars for…
While NBC News is ballyhooing the fact that it will produce more hours of convention programming than ever before, only five hours of NBC primetime will be devoted to coverage of this summer's…