All together now: Norm Macdonald had a show, e-i-e-i-o, and on this show he had some twits, e-i-e-i-o; with a lame joke here and a trite quip there... well, you get the idea.
The collective host-broadcasting of major sports events, notably the World Cup of soccer, emerged as the hot topic at day two of the Sportel America TV market here Tuesday.
Taking a stream-of-conscious theatrics clue from producers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross of HBO's "Mr. Show," "Tenacious D" wreaks havoc on the wacky world of two struggling musicians.
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.
Inasmuch as "It's Like, You Know ..." is the ultimate goof on Los Angeles and its stereotypical idiot culture, the ABC midseason show created by ex-"Seinfeld" producer Peter Mehlman may just set…
KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
The BBC has run up the white flag in its losing ratings war with ITV, taking refuge in the moral high ground of public-service programming.
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Michael Eckert, CEO of the Weather Channel, has resigned his post after 17 years with the cable web and 14 years as its president.
BET Movies will increase its commitment to independent black films by launching three new indie film franchises.