What's the best way to get a pilot deal at MTV? Two Columbia University grads recently got the music cabler's attention by sending a package with two aspirins labeled "POISON" along with a pitch for…
Hoping to put more bite into its basketball coverage, NBC has restored Marv Albert as the network's lead NBA play-by-play announcer starting with the 2000-01 season.
“Mary, Mother of Jesus,” the two-hour original movie that played during the November sweeps on NBC, will get its second run — not on NBC but on the Odyssey cable network in April. This scheduling…
In the year of the drama, some of the networks are starting to experience the downside of the genre -- most dramas simply don't rerun very well.
Showtime on Thursday will tape Neil La Bute's "Bash: Latter Day Plays" at the Canon Theater in BevHills, for airing early next year.
As gavelers dominate the syndie marketplace, King World hopes to enter the fray with "Curtis Court," in development for fall 2000.
Sci Fi Channel has greenlit production on "Invisible Man," an original one-hour action-comedy series created by Matt Greenberg ("Halloween: H20").
Bowing to pressure from the Anti-Defamation League, NBC has agreed to never again air portions of a Dec. 4 "Saturday Night Live" sketch in which a faux Britney Spears refers to Jews as "having killed…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the spec "Standing on the Moon" from commercial casting agents-turned-first-time scribes Hal Masonberg and Teal Minton.
The BBC has partnered with U.K. cable operator NTL to exploit the pubcaster's vast sports programming archive in a deal set to run in excess of 10 years.