Major League Baseball's top stars are going to bat for a new animated kidvid series from Marc Platt Prods. and Hearst Entertainment.
E! has greenlit production on its first two fiction ventures, a made-for-TV movie called "Best Actress" and a half-hour series titled "Hollywood Off-Ramp."
LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), the 1-year-old spawn of Lifetime, has landed a digital-carriage deal with Cox Communications, one of the five largest multi-system cable operators in the U.S.
Not enough Rosie has left this year's Tony Awards with a thorn in its side. After impressive Nielsen results over the past two years with comedienne/talkshow host Rosie O'Donnell handling emcee…
Trey Callaway and Michael Katleman have signed on as exec producers of Tim Burton's upcoming drama skein "Lost in Oz" from Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
Wink Communications has inked a multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal with Thomson Consumer Electronics to integrate Wink's interactive TV services in satcaster DirecTV's receivers beginning this fall.
After six months of making the threat, Fox finally ankled the National Assn. of Broadcasters on Monday out of frustration with the trade org's support for regulations limiting the number of stations…
CNN's Headline News will unveil its new look (Daily Variety, Oct. 20, 1998) June 15, the cabler announced Monday.
Ad-supported cable networks are going bananas with a massive volume of first-run series this summer, prompting cable's research arm to forecast that cable will add more than 2 million homes to its…
By piggybacking the plotting from sci-fi series "Babylon 5," which recently completed its run, the premiere episode of spinoff "Crusade" offers the sort of complex narrative clutter of a solid…