Countering conventional wisdom that had declared half-hour comedy all but extinct on network television, Fox's just-debuted laffer "Malcolm in the Middle" is emerging as a genuine hit after only two…
Veteran TV program sales execs Eric Rennagel and Ray Donahue, along with former CBS Intl. president Rainer Siek and technology expert David Wheeler, have formed Tivix, an online program distribution…
In the latest sign that the WB is dead serious about increasing its primetime yuk quotient, the Frog net has given a 13-episode on-air commitment to a half-hour laffer from veteran "Friends" scribe…
A growing number of network execs and producers say they believe the Great Drug Scandal of 2000 has been completely overblown.
ABC and UPN -- two webs that spent most of the late 1990s entrenched in various Nielsen circles of hell -- are starting off 2000 on a much better note.
The Frog net today will announce a formal production commitment to "Hype!," a Warner Bros. Television/ Marquee Tollin-Robbins-produced primetime sketch comedy skein being created by "Mad TV"…
Chase wastes no time with formalities as he roams North Jersey locales to peek at the shenanigans and shakedowns.
In 1924, British climbers George Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine disappeared while attempting to become the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Exactly how far they climbed and how they…
The Disney Channel will finally launch in Latin America in mid-2000, available to cable systems only as a premium channel, and on direct-to-home exclusively with satcaster Galaxy Latam.
With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert offer this farcical fantasy as half of the "Back 2 Back Action Hour" which, along with "Cleopatra 2525," replaces the departing hour…