Thesp Alfonso Ribeiro will replace Christopher Reid, aka Kid, as host of Buena Vista Television's musical variety series "Your Big Break." Ribeiro will join the syndie weekly starting with the preem…
As new syndie shows for the 2000-01 TV season begin to launch, a look back at the 1999-2000 season reveals that "Oprah" has reclaimed the talkshow title.
The U.K.'s Channel 5 may receive more cash for programming from its owners to enable it to move upmarket.
Warner Bros. Television has signed a three-year pact with Talent Entertainment Group to create and produce programming that utilizes the management/production company's roster of high-profile names…
Among the French, there continues to be widespread disapproval of voyeuristic reality shows like "Big Brother." But formats make money. And following the massive success of "Who wants to Be a…
"Survivor" million-dollar winner Richard Hatch is eyeing a much bigger race: He has signed with the Creative Artists Agency, management firm Pure Arts and publicist Polaris PR. Hatch, who Wednesday…
Perhaps ex-Navy Seal Rudy should be called in to kick some butt: Soon after the final tiki torch was extinguished at last week's "Survivor" wrap party, CBS publicity execs discovered that a box of…
What Apple did with the iMac, consumer electronics start-up RocketPod hopes to do for interactive TV and home networking -- make it simple enough to work straight out of the box and stylish enough…
Fresh off its pact with Coca-Cola this summer to be chief sponsor for the drama "Young Americans," the WB is considering a refill at the beverage stand.
Talk about lowered expectations: Don Ohlmeyer, executive producer of "Monday Night Football," says the show may be headed for record-low Nielsen ratings this season.