Some serious hip hop flava could soon be coming to Fox Broadcasting: The web is developing a biopic of rap mogul Russell Simmons which would also serve as a history of hip-hop culture.
As the Vatican gears up for the 2000 Holy Year Jubilee and a flood of religious pilgrims expected to descend on Rome for the accompanying celebrations, flagship Italian pubcaster RAI 1 is preparing…
Twentieth Century Fox Television apparently is minding its Kim Manners, inking an exclusive multiyear pact with the veteran "The X-Files" director/producer.
David E. Kelley's high-profile ABC drama "Snoops" will soon be history, at least in part because of the success of the net's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
Biopics of Wilt Chamberlain, George Foreman and Marge Schott highlight a wide-ranging slate of original movies on the drawing boards of the USA Network.
The demand for 30-second spots on the January 30 Super Bowl has become so ferocious that ABC will harvest $3 million apiece for the few it expects to sell in the next six weeks.
Optimism is creeping back onto the agenda at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (Casbaa) conference and exhibition, which runs here through Friday.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and other broadcast distractions made November a tough month for some ad-supported cable nets, but the competition couldn't slow TBS, ESPN or Nickelodeon.
Boosted by the addition of the still-blazing "Judge Judy" to its lineup, WNBC today will claim a commanding November sweeps win in Gotham -- one highlighted by victories in virtually every key time…
The "Trial" is just beginning for Dick Wolf and Studios USA now that Chris-Craft stations in Gotham, Los Angeles and Baltimore have committed to access deals for the new reality-courtroom strip…