Unapix Entertainment has inked a deal with ABC to produce a three-part special for the Alphabet web entitled "Totally Out of Control,"looking at the cause of catastrophes.
Satcaster BSkyB is reportedly offering almost £1 billion ($1.65 billion) for the rights to broadcast English Premier League soccer for the next three years.
ABC is getting "girl power." The network is developing a two-hour telefilm based on psychologist Dr. Mary Pipher's nonfiction bestseller "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls."
ABC has greenlit a pilot script for "Holmes & Watson," a modern-day detective drama from scribe Peter Iliff ("Varsity Blues") and helmer Gary Fleder ("Kiss the Girls.")
Studios USA has signed scribes-producers Michael Nankin ("Life Goes On") and Jill Gordon ("My So-Called Life") to overall development deals.
Fox Broadcasting has added two more dramas to its 2000-01 development slate, giving put pilot commitments to a supernatural-themed sudser from Chip Johannessen ("Beverly Hills, 90210") and Howard…
WNBC is exercising local news bragging rights for the October Nielsen books, pointing to monthlong No. 1 finishes for the half-hour newscasts at 6 and 11 p.m. and the hourlong newscasts at 5 p.m. and…
The 1999 New York Yankees may be a team for the ages, but their dominance has meant highly forgettable Nielsen ratings.
Oxygen Media hit the road Thursday with a national "tank tour" intended to spread the gospel of the women's cable network, which is set to launch on Feb. 2.
The morning TV wars flared up Thursday when NBC News' "Today" poached Mariah Carey from CBS News' new "Early Show," which launches Monday.