Just in time for the summer doldrums, A&E arrives with its "Summer to Die For" lineup (thank you, marketing department) that gets going with a series of three Brit-produced murder mysteries based on…
The U.K. government has moved to guarantee that all World Cup soccer games remain free-to-air in Britain in its new list of "crown jewel" sporting events, but has opened the door for cricket to…
ABC's midseason drama "Strange World" is the latest pilot to be revamped before making it to air.
UPN ordered three midseason series on Friday, including one returning show dropped from the fall sked: "The Sentinel."
Despite serious overtures from three other networks as well as several syndicators, the Katie Couric has worked out a new four-year contract with NBC that industry insiders believe will pay her $6…
Hallmark Entertainment is making its entry into domestic cable programming, joining with Jim Henson Prods. to invest a total of $100 million for a significant stake in the Tele-Communications…
Howie Mandel, talkshow host. There's an oxymoron for you. Indeed, based on the first three days of "The Howie Mandel Show," it's difficult to shake the impression that the goofball comedian picked…
David Eick, the 29-year-old producer of "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys," has been tapped as Stephen Chao's No. 2 programming executive at USA Networks, replacing Rod Perth.
So far, at least, the Eye's $4 billion gamble on NFL football appears to be paying off. CBS has sold about 50% of its NFL ad inventory for next season, snagging double-digit rate increases on most…
HBO is looking to make an original cable feature about "Einstein's Love Letters," a project based on New York Times' journo Robin Pogrebin's June 1 story about the series of love letters that Albert…
Studios USA has decided not to produce the Harry Hamlin comedy "Movie Stars," which the WB netlet has ordered for midseason, the studio confirmed Thursday.