NBC News' "Today" remains the front-runner in the ayem race, but "GMA" is gaining in key demos.
Turning up the laugh track, the National Assn. of Broadcasters announced Thursday it has signed Jay Leno to headline a 90-minute comedy show during the trade org's annual April confab in Las Vegas.
Troubled U.K. cabler NTL has confirmed plans to restructure its £12 billion ($17 billion) debt burden, but indicated it still has cash to meet interest payments on what it owes, at least in the short…
For the first time in his three-decade career, "Scared Straight" and "Big Brother 2" producer Arnold Shapiro is taking on a partner, forming an exclusive joint venture with producer Allison Grodner.
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TNN has ordered 20 episodes of gamer "What Would It Take," to be produced by Stone Stanley Entertainment, and ordered a pilot episode of Stone Stanley's hidden camera show "Oblivious."
As it tries to mount a Nielsen comeback, ABC is betting on a drama development slate heavy on potential franchises -- from a Larry Gelbart-penned sudser to an "Indiana Jones"-style family actioner…
NBC has ordered up a full season of 22 hourlong episodes of Endemol USA's "Fear Factor," the surprise summer success that's now drawing big numbers on Monday nights.
Diahann Carroll has joined the cast of Warner Bros. Television drama "The Court," slated to preem on ABC this spring.
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NBC has appointed Doug Vaughan to the newly created post of VP, special programs.