An industry survey confirms what cable networks have shouted about over the past few years: Fully 75% of the primetime schedules of 28 responding channels consist of original programming.
In her first major series role for American television, Aussie actress Rachel Griffiths has joined Alan Ball's HBO series "Six Feet Under" as the female lead. HBO has ordered a pilot and made a 13…
Hot off multiple Emmy noms for "The West Wing," Aaron Sorkin has sealed a $16 million deal with Warner Bros. Television. The four-year pact, which kicks in immediately, keeps Sorkin as executive…
In an effort to convince the entertainment and advertising industry how radically the use of digital video recording service TiVo alters TV viewing habits, TiVo Inc. has created its own audience…
Studios USA and Fox Broadcasting Co. have struck a groundbreaking pact with "Blair Witch Project" producers Haxan Films to revive the classic docudrama skein "In Search Of..." as a weekly primetime…
South Africa pubcaster SABC has announced that the "Sesame Street"-inspired program "Takalani Sesame" will debut July 31.
CBS had a bigger show and NBC a bigger night, but it was a more consistent ABC that came away with a weekly ratings victory.
Fox has sued to stop Viacom from selling its stake in the Home Team Sports regional cable network to the giant cable operator Comcast Corp. Viacom owns two-thirds of Home Team Sports, and Fox owns…
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. said Tuesday that it is trimming 235 more jobs from its English-language TV service, on top of the 175 announced earlier this year. The most recent round of…
A&E Network has upped Michael Mohamad to senior VP of marketing.
Based on a true story, and following a two-hour telefilm that aired in March, USA's newest series "The Huntress" hasn't quite figured out its identity. With a mother-daughter bounty-hunting team at…