On the first day of the official fall TV season, the most compelling television came out of Washington rather than Hollywood.
E! prexy search begins NEW YORK — Who will succeed Lee Masters as president and CEO of E! Entertainment TV? Masters resigned Sept. 15, and speculation about his replacement has become Hollywood’s…
Dennis Sweeny returns to his hometown fancying himself as something of a prodigal entrepreneur, the misunderstood computer geek who the cute girls and macho guys ignored and abused during high school.
"Hollywood Squares" is happening for the CBS O&Os. The syndie gameshow revival from King World Prods., which bowed Sept. 14, is so far pulling solid Nielsen numbers for the 11 major market Eye O&Os…
Touchstone TV has inked an exclusive three-year overall deal with film producer Robert Simonds ("The Wedding Singer").
Miss America, your ratings tiara is slipping. Saturday's "Miss America Pageant" on ABC attracted a 10.3/18 in Nielsen's 40 metered markets, repping a steep 20% decline from last year's overnights.
CBS' syndie arm, Eyemark Entertainment, is developing a talkshow strip with syndicated radio shrink Dr. Joy Browne. Insiders say the show has been in the works for some time and could be officially…
In helping fashion this so-so comedy based on his real life, stand-up comic D.L. Hughley (pronounced Hugh-glee) hopes to make a point about what it's like to be black and successful while struggling…
Only days after taking over as acting head of Russia's Channel 1 ORT, Director General Igor Shabdurasulov faces a challenge from Russia's parliament, the Duma, which is threatening to effectively…
"Sports Night" is the most entertaining new comedy premiering in primetime this fall, precisely because it doesn't look or feel like anything else the networks are tossing against the wall.
"The X-Files" creator Chris Carter has inked an exclusive development and production deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which includes a first-look feature component and calls for him to develop at least…