Cable companies and the Dutch government have carried on a heated debate for years over the future of pay TV in Holland, and it's finally come to a head.
New York-based new media company BNNTV.COM has opened a Los Angeles office to manage its West Coast television development and production operations.
Every Alan Freed legend involves one of three images: rock 'n' roll visionary, payola victim, broken man. NBC's attempt to penetrate those superficialities comes out mixed. For once there's more to…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS is crowing about the angelic 5.5 Nielsen rating in cable homes chalked up by the 1996 John Travolta hit "Michael" during its network TV premiere Sunday.
CBS has acquired the upcoming Marilyn Monroe novel "Blonde" by Joyce Carol Oates and made a commitment to a four-hour miniseries, beating out the feature departments at several major studios in the…
Showtime has angered some cable operators by giving their main competitor, DirecTV, the exclusive right to offer the live Showtime cablecast of the Oct. 23 Mike Tyson-Orlin Norris fight to the…
Further confirmation that the 1999-00 season is shaping up to be the year of the drama came Thursday as a trio of frosh hours snagged full-season orders.
With syndicators keeping their cards close to their chest for fall 2000 as they watch for weaknesses in current lineups, Paramount already has cleared the upcoming "Dr. Laura" in 19 of the top 25…
Brillstein-Grey Television has inked an exclusive overall development deal with Donick Cary, co-exec producer of "The Simpsons."
Former "Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher" star Mitch Mullany has inked a sitcom development/holding deal with NBC.
Former "Seinfeld" scribe-showrunners Alec Berg and Jeff Schaffer have landed a six-episode commitment from Fox Broadcasting for a new half-hour comedy that could be on the air as soon as March.