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.
In Washington's biggest ever media buy, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will spend about $3.4 million to air two spots during Super Bowl plugging the message that the illegal…
Publisher Springer Verlag has demanded that Kirch Group honor an option to buy back a stake in TV network ProSiebenSat.1 Media, but Kirch questioned the legality of the option and is set to go to…
President Bush's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night attracted nearly 52 million viewers -- a substantially bigger turnout than a year ago and the second-largest for the annual event in eight…
French media stocks took a nosedive on the Paris Bourse on Wednesday after commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 published their 2001 year-end results.
Nordisk Film TV-Drama has signed Austrian kids' author Thomas Brezina to collaborate on an interactive English-lingo series of detective stories based on his "Tiger Team" books.
VH1 has decided on comedian Zach Galifianakis to host the live Hollywood-based talkshow the cable network plans to launch in March, a VH1 spokeswoman confirmed.