Comedy scribe David Lloyd has been tapped by the Writers Guild of America West to receive this year's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television. Lloyd will be honored at the 53rd annual WGA Awards…
The newly reorganized Modern Times Group has posted its best earnings report in years, racking up a 21% increase in net sales and more than tripling its profits year on year.
MTV has signed Zoo Prods. to develop and produce its "Snowed In" special for the third year in a row, with 16-year-old pop star Mandy Moore slated to host.
Television's megamergers were supposed to kill off the last of the small-screen independents. But in a Darwinian twist, a handful of minis have faced down the studio Goliaths -- and are thriving.
Megan McTavish has ankled her post as head writer of ABC's "One Life to Live" to join the web's "General Hospital" as head writer. Lorraine Broderick, writer for ABC's "Port Charles," and Chris…
Look for more backstabbing on ABC next season. The Alphabet web has picked up another round of "The Mole," the reality skein in which a group of contestants is forced to figure out who among them is…
For one week anyway, Saturday wasn't the loneliest night of television for the networks. But after gathering a surprisingly large Saturday crowd on Feb. 3 for its opening night of XFL coverage -…
French educational web La Cinquieme has upped studio security after death threats against staff following advice dished out by a child psychiatrist on a kids' entertainment program.
Fox syndie arm Twentieth Television, which until now hadn't announced any new firstrun syndie projects for the coming year, is going forward on a regional launch of court strip "Texas Justice."…
What do "Gladiator," "The Patriot," "U-571," "Men of Honor" and "Thirteen Days" have in common? They're nominated for the History Channel's annual Harry Award for the theatrical movie released in…
The fourth Malaga Spanish Film Festival will host Mercadoc, the first specialist market for Spanish-lingo documentaries covering theatrical pics, TV specs and series.
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