"Will & Grace" and "NYPD Blue" wrapped their seasons as ratings winners Tuesday, but their respective nets continue to be locked in a fierce battle for the May sweeps demo crown. The Alphabet won for…
Regency Television topper Gail Berman has accepted one of the most dangerous jobs in television: entertainment prexy at Fox Broadcasting Co.
Indie suppliers are putting on a brave face during the ongoing L.A. Screenings, but the muscle of the six majors that dominate U.S. network television has definitely cramped their style. All but five…
Former "Home Improvement" exec producer Bruce Ferber has inked a deal with the WB to serve as showrunner of "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and develop another comedy for the Frog. Ferber is attached to…
Viacom officially announced Tuesday that CBS stations chief John Severino will inherit control of Paramount's TV stations as group prexy Tony Cassara departs (Daily Variety, May 24). Severino will…
Showtime took its "No Limits" slogan to the limit Tuesday when it preemed "Dirty Pictures," which is based on the 1990 lawsuit that grew from a Cincinnati museum's exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe's…
Five of Europe's leading private broadcasters -- Carlton Communications, TF1, Kirch, Mediaset and Telecinco -- are forming a $225 million joint venture to invest in Internet and interactive projects.
National broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) will undergo a major revamp to maximize business opportunities.
Showtime has committed to a third miniseries taken from Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" novels, which will star Laura Linney, Parker Posey and Olympia Dukakis.
Martha Stewart will make her debut outside the U.S./Canadian market in a deal with leading Brazilian pay TV programmer Globosat.Martha Stewart will make her debut outside the U.S./Canadian market in…
Continuing to position itself for deployment of subscription video-on-demand services, Starz Encore Group has purchased a $5 million minority stake in VOD company Diva Systems Corp. The privately…