Paramount Network Television has kissed on a deal with veteran scribes-producers Judd Pillot and John Peaslee.
The Brit frock operas of PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" series will be getting some healthy competition from their American cousins this season.
You know the drill: One-armed man, Dr. Kimble on the loose, Lt. Gerard on his tail, yadda, yadda. In this age of fragmented viewership and network erosion, a brand-name like "The Fugitive" has…
Ed (Airs Sundays at at 8 p.m) Prod’n co.: Viacom Prods./Worldwide Pants, Inc./NBC Studios Prod’n team: Rob Burnett, Jon Beckerman, David Letterman, Marc Buckland Plot: After being fired and catching…
Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution has realigned its European operations, promoting two sales execs and expanding the territories of two others.
Yes, Dear (Airs Mondays at 8:30 p.m.) Prod’n co.: Twentieth Century Fox Television Prod’n team: Alan Kirschenbaum, Greg Garcia Plot: Sitcom about two young couples and their contrasting views on…
Would somebody please give poor UPN a break?
A new list of the U.K. TV industry's 100 favorite British TV programs of the 20th century puts revered BBC sitcom "Fawlty Towers" at No. 1, while "Frasier" heads a separate list of the top 10 imports.
Unlike Bart Simpson, Rupert Murdoch's Fox Broadcasting Co. has grown up -- but maturity ain't all it's cracked up to be. The one-time renegade web is coming off a season that bordered on a complete…
UPN's strategy of early-season premieres has paid off, with its Monday comedy block continuing to gain momentum. According to Nielsen overnights, UPN's Monday laffers averaged a 4.1/7, led by the…
Under a deal with a Chinese cable web, German regional pubcaster MDR will soon be reaching nearly 50 million viewers in China. The pubcaster and Hubei Cable Television have signed a cooperative…