RKO Pictures Television is teaming with the DeAngelis Group and producers Gene Kirkwood and Norman Stevens to turn the Orson Welles film "The Magnificent Ambersons" into a four-hour miniseries that…
Following up on the WB's strong "Angel" debut, "Roswell" has bowed to the netlet's second-strongest premiere ever in total viewers and adults 18-34.
UPN has signed off on full-season orders for two frosh laffers: Big Ticket Television's "The Parkers" and Columbia TriStar Television's "Grown Ups."
Former "Wings" star Tim Daly is flying to CBS. The Eye web has inked the thesp to a holding deal that also contains a primetime series component. The network will work with Daly to develop a skein or…
CBS has inked a seven-figure deal with veteran "Law & Order" show runner Rene Balcer for an hourlong pilot to be produced by Studios USA. The pilot pact calls for Balcer to write and exec produce the…
With Jerry Seinfeld aboard as host, "Saturday Night Live" launched its 25th season by equaling its year-ago adults 18-49 rating and doubling slot rival "Mad TV's" ratings on Fox.
FROM MIPCOM In a deal that suggests just how much the players in secondary markets are stepping up to the plate, Poland's upstart commercial broadcaster TVN inked a multiyear deal late Wednesday with…
FROM MIPCOM Yahoo! did not show up to buy a Hollywood major and Rupert Murdoch did not fulfill rumors by biting off another bit of Euro media real estate, but otherwise the Mipcom 99 TV tradeshow…
The A&E network has announced a new docu series "Love Chronicles," to be hosted by John Corbett ("Northern Exposure").
FROM MIPCOM Heralding its definitive return to major-league acquisition of A titles for the Spanish market, Sogepaq, the distribution and rights-brokering division of conglom Sogecable, has taken all…