Scribe-producer Jeff Strauss ("Friends," "Then Came You") has inked a rich new overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
Italy's leading commercial TV player Mediaset has staged virtually a clean sweep of Sunday night's major Oscar winners, securing free-to-air broadcast rights to "American Beauty," "The Matrix" and…
Lifetime Television has greenlit "City Lights," a primetime drama set at the San Francisco Police Dept.
Granada Entertainment USA, the L.A.-based offshoot of the British commercial broadcaster, is readying an extensive slate of telepics and a trio of series pilots for the American networks and cablers.
Veteran thesp Treat Williams has inked to star in "Hopewell," the Studios USA-produced drama pilot for CBS from exec producer Rene Balcer ("Law & Order").
The World Wrestling Federation's proposed new football league, the XFL, has shifted from long shot to sure thing.
If Viacom's likely arranged marriage of CBS and UPN seems incongruous, perhaps we're given a preview of possible synergy with the Chuck Norris telepic "The President's Man." CBS draws many millions…
The USA network is hoping to capture a mass audience with a series about a mother-and-daughter team of bounty hunters, greenlighting "The Huntress" for 13 hourlong episodes.
For years, Dick Wolf has shown a remarkable ability to drop immediately interesting characters into his "Law & Order" series and hold the interest of the viewer. "D.C.," which is peopled with the…
KCOP news director Steve Cohen, credited with boosting the UPN affil's only news hour, is ankling to become VP-general manager of Salt Lake City ABC affil KTVX-TV.
VH1 will add five new primetime series to its lineup, including the documentary-based "Fan" from director Joe Berlinger ("Paradise Lost," "Blair Witch Project 2"), the music cabler announced…