Oscar-nominated feature helmer-screenwriter Arthur Penn has signed on as an exec producer of "Law & Order" -- one of several behind-the-scenes changes in the works at producer Dick Wolf's three NBC…
"Will & Grace" and "NYPD Blue" wrapped their seasons as ratings winners Tuesday, but their respective nets continue to be locked in a fierce battle for the May sweeps demo crown. The Alphabet won for…
Regency Television topper Gail Berman has accepted one of the most dangerous jobs in television: entertainment prexy at Fox Broadcasting Co.
Indie suppliers are putting on a brave face during the ongoing L.A. Screenings, but the muscle of the six majors that dominate U.S. network television has definitely cramped their style. All but five…
Former "Home Improvement" exec producer Bruce Ferber has inked a deal with the WB to serve as showrunner of "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and develop another comedy for the Frog. Ferber is attached to…
Viacom officially announced Tuesday that CBS stations chief John Severino will inherit control of Paramount's TV stations as group prexy Tony Cassara departs (Daily Variety, May 24). Severino will…
Showtime took its "No Limits" slogan to the limit Tuesday when it preemed "Dirty Pictures," which is based on the 1990 lawsuit that grew from a Cincinnati museum's exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe's…
Five of Europe's leading private broadcasters -- Carlton Communications, TF1, Kirch, Mediaset and Telecinco -- are forming a $225 million joint venture to invest in Internet and interactive projects.
National broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) will undergo a major revamp to maximize business opportunities.
NBC might bring back the critically hailed "Freaks and Geeks" for one night this summer -- but the odds of the show being revived elsewhere are growing longer.
Italy's pay TV market reaches 15.4% of households, or about three million subscribers, a study published by Italy's dominant pay TV platform Telepiu said Tuesday.