UPN has made a put pilot commitment to Viacom Prods.' "The Fighter," a one-hour "Rocky"-like drama from "First Wives Club" helmer Hugh Wilson and thesp-producer Tim Reid.
FROM MIPCOM "Roswell," the upcoming teen alien drama for the WB netlet, has just been bought by Britain's BBC.
Indie animation house Hyperion Studio and veteran toon design helmer Bruce Smith are pacting to form Jambalaya Studio, an animation production house geared specifically toward the creation of…
FROM MIPCOM Hallmark Entertainment Networks is partnering with BSkyB to bring the 24-hour family entertainment channel to the satcaster's digital platform in early 2000.
The New York Mets have scored their second-highest Gotham-area cable rating ever with Sunday's dramatic victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, which sent the Mets into a playoff for the final National…
American women took the lionesses' share of female MTV Europe Music Awards nominations this year, with Britney Spears queen of the pride with four nods, including best song for "Baby One More Time."
NBC has outbid ABC for the TV rights to horse racing's Triple Crown: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.
The fun may be about to go out of the toon business.
In propelling this spinoff of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," creator Joss Whedon has to tread carefully, so as not to disrupt the mythology that spawned such a loyal and devoted audience. It's a…
CNN and CNNfn have launched three five-a-week series focusing on world news and on financial information/market activity.
The Internet will take center stage at this week's Mipcom, which gets under way here today. The TV tradeshow, now in its 18th year, is in the midst of reinventing itself.