The Jim Henson Co. has signed an exclusive two-year overall deal with Russell Marcus, creator and executive producer of UPN's midseason comedy series "Home Team."
The cable network CBS Eye on People has hired Roy Scheider to host its most ambitious programming venture, the 10-part documentary series "Legends, Icons & Superstars of the 20th Century."
This year, the scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will reach for the stars -- on Hollywood Boulevard.
Warner Bros. TV has inked an overall deal with writer/producer Maria Semple, who will segue from co-executive producer to executive producer of NBC's "Suddenly Susan" midseason.
TNT will begin production in October on the vidpic "Pirates of Silicon Valley," about the technological race between rivals Apple Computer and Microsoft, according to sources close to the production.
HBO's high-definition TV programming -- when it goes out by satellite early in 1999 -- will probably reach only dish owners subscribing to satellite distributor USSB.
USA Broadcasting's upstart TV station WAMI Miami is calling in the 4077th to better showcase the station's original programming.
He may not have knocked off NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as promised, but Saturday's premiere of "The Howard Stern Radio Show" surely lit a fire under the CBS O&Os.
Satirist David Steinberg has signed on as host of an installment of PBS' "National Desk," a series of hourlong specs billed as explorations of contempo pop culture and its influence on "the…
Veteran Canuck TV producer Bernard Zukerman is teaming up once again with Cinar Films of Montreal to produce the miniseries "Revenge of the Land," a prairie period piece based on Maggie Siggins'…
MSNBC is jumping into the town hall business in a big way -- greenlighting a weekly series of primetime public forums to discuss major issues facing the nation in the wake of the ongoing White House…