Fox Broadcasting has made a 13-episode on-air commitment for an hourlong drama-like skein described as a nonfiction version of "My So-Called Life."
Former Witt-Thomas scribe Mitchell Hurwitz is suddenly golden: He's just scored blind pilot commitments from both ABC and CBS.
Bruce Johansen has reupped for another three years as prexy and CEO of NATPE, a move that will have kept him atop the TV programming exec organization for nearly a decade.
Showtime and MGM TV Entertainment have signed James Woods to star in "Dirty Pictures," a fact-based TV movie dealing with the Cincinnati museum director who went on trial in 1990 for exhibiting…
The American Film Institute will present two-time Emmy Award-winning producer Dorothea G. Petrie with the 1999 Charles W. Fries television producer of the year award Oct. 26.
ABC.com and Warner Bros. Online said Monday they will broadcast parts of an episode of "The Drew Carey Show" simultaneously on television and the Internet Nov. 17 -- one of the first such moves by a…
With "The Strip," none other than Joel Silver has tossed UPN into a time machine and rekindled an era in which gratuitous violence was a goal rather than an area of shame. Image, shmimmage.
The prospect of a subway World Series between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets has started to course through the city's bloodstream, dominating the local TV newscasts and generating…
The late Benny Hill is returning to American TV. The British comic scored big ratings in U.S. syndication in the mid-1980s with good-natured slapstick humor that usually featured scantily clad young…
Lifetime is devoting its entire primetime schedule on Oct. 24 to an exploration of racism in America, with a special two-hour edition of the cabler's hit drama series "Any Day Now," followed by a…