If a group of major advertisers has its way, you'll see more family-friendly programming on CBS and ABC next season. The two webs have joined the WB on the Family Friendly Programming Forum gravy…
The Frog has got its groove back. After taking several steps back last season, the early Nielsen verdict this year is that the WB once again seems to be connecting with its core audience of 18- to…
VH1 is readying the ultimate battle of the bands. The cabler is beginning production on a 13-episode reality skein "Bands on the Run."
Samuel L. Jackson will host this years ESPY Awards, which will be shown live from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on Feb. 12 on ESPN.
MultiThematiques, France's rapidly expanding theme channel company, has taken its first tentative step into the Latin American market with the $8 million acquisition of Brazil's Eurochannel from…
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are as antsy as anybody over the presidential election coming to a swift and decisive end.
Longtime children's TV host Fred Rogers will hang up his cardigan for the last time next week, when he tapes his final original episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
A Dallas cosmetic surgeon is suing ABC, "20/20" and Diane Sawyer for allegedly defaming him last year as part of a hidden-camera expose about poorly trained practitioners. Dr. James H. Fowler…
Pearson Television has promoted Joseph Abrams to the post of president, Pearson TV Intl., effective immediately. He will remain based at Pearson's London headquarters.
After a promising start, NBC's "DAG" runs for cover. Weighed down by a conventional structure and predictable laughs, "In Living Color" alum David Alan Grier comes up short in his first leading-man…
Italo antitrust regulators will investigate the sale of Vittorio Cecchi Gori's beleaguered TV division TeleMontecarlo to Telecom Italia's multimedia company Seat-Tin.it.