Robert Johnson, chairman and CEO of BET Holdings, is proposing to take an equity stake in the UPN Network in exchange for the right to play some of UPN's sitcoms on the BET Network a week or two…
Faced with increasingly brutal competish for talent, webheads say agents for writers and producers with even a hint of buzz around them are asking for -- and getting -- guaranteed "put" pilot…
"48 Hours" has turned out some good work, in the finest tradition of CBS News, since its 1986 debut as a network special on crack addiction, but the newsmag opens its 13th season with a story of a…
The Casting Society of America on Wednesday saluted casting directors for their stage, screen and TV work, with kudos acknowledging projects ranging from "Saving Private Ryan" to "Will & Grace" to…
The Canadian-based cable webs Newsworld and Trio have signed affiliate deals with cable giant AT&T Broadband & Internet Services.
NTL has completed a $5 million deal with technology supplier Diva U.K. to set up a video-on-demand movie service for the cable operator's digital TV platform.
HBO has renewed three of its series, "Sex and the City," "Arliss" and "Oz," for another season.
With much of the syndie product out of the starting gate, the surprise winners may be the stations that opted for less-pricey product.
Turner Broadcasting's TNT has outbid Rupert Murdoch's FX and Barry Diller's USA Network to claim the first network window of Artisan Entertainment's supernatural thriller "Stir of Echoes."
Producer Dick Wolf is close to naming a new showrunner for his WB midseason drama “DC,” leaving the future of current co-exec producer John August in doubt. Sources close to the production say that…