"Thug Life in D.C." is "Slam" without the contrivance. This is the pic veteran social-issue documaker Marc Levin was finishing when his gritty drama about a District of Columbia jail inmate with a…
Tom Everett Scott will play the man arrested and tried in 1925 for teaching the theory of evolution in MGM TV's adaptation of "Inherit the Wind."
Daytime TV viewers were in a litigious mood the week of Feb. 15, powering gaveler queen "Judge Judy" to a record-high 7.9 national household rating, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings…
There were no car chases to speak of. There were no freeway incidents, no dramatic bank robberies and no Olympics to lift ratings and viewing levels. In the just-wrapped February sweep (Feb. 4-March…
Dick Clark Prods. is hoping to make a splish-splash with a biopic on Bobby Darin after inking a deal with the late singer's son, Dodd Darin.
A House subcommittee unanimously approved a bill Thursday aimed at saving, at least temporarily, the CBS and Fox feeds for 2.2 million DBS subscribers.
Sony Pictures' TV division is planning the launch of its third wholly owned Latin American cabler, a version of the action-oriented AXN that it already operates in Asia and Spain.
Despite unusually tough competition from the Monica Lewinsky interview, NBC's premiere of "World's Most Amazing Videos" bettered NBC's season average in the 9-10 p.m. timeslot.
Monica Lewinsky's first TV interview Wednesday delivered the season's second-highest-rated telecast behind the Super Bowl and boosted ABC to a second-place sweeps tie with Fox among the key adults…
The prolific partnership between the BBC and A&E has been giving PBS a run for the money in the highbrow-programming department. This production, the first in a series of three "Scarlet Pimpernel"…
Spanish communications company Retevision is in talks to create a digital terrestial television (DTT) alliance with Britain's Carlton Communications.