NBC is looking to develop a comedy vehicle with "In Living Color" alum David Alan Grier, who has inked a holding deal with the Peacock.
Spanish-lingo web Univision has banked $425 million in upfront advertising sales for the 1999-2000 season, marking a 42% hike over its $300 million upfront take last season.
In an effort to attract writers from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds, Nickelodeon Prods. has created a one-year fellowship program with positions in Los Angeles and New York.
In what would be the first major series commitment for the 2000-2001 season, NBC is close to doing a deal for 13 segs of a new Studios USA drama from "Law & Order" mogul Dick Wolf.
Fran Shea, the acting president of E! who reorganized the company's executive reporting structure and was expected by many to inherit the permanent E! president job, is ankling after nine months.
Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen net has greenlit a movie-themed series called "The Girl in the Picture."
Two VPs have been upped at the National Cable Television Assn.
AMC, which dips its toe into the original programming waters only sparingly, surfaces here with a highly stylized, handsomely crafted and breezily clever four-part comedy/drama series that cynically…
ABC's summer gameshow "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" is off to a fast Nielsen start, debuting Monday with the best ratings of any summer series this year.
Pigskin power pumped up ratings for two webs last week, supplying CBS with a significant influx of young males and lifting ABC to its biggest adults 18-49 win since March's Oscarcast.