HBO has greenlit production on six-hour mini "The Corner," the cabler's official followup to its 12-part miniseries "From Earth to the Moon," exec-produced by Tom Hanks.
In a surprise announcement at the close of Wednesday night's broadcast, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" sidekick Andy Richter said he will ankle the couch next spring.
Fed up with the paucity of family-themed skeins on network television, a consortium of major advertisers is establishing a pilot script development fund to fuel the production of all-ages programming…
Nothing beats a gold statuette, but a sparkling glass of Moet & Chandon, a Maine lobster salad and a Wolfgang Puck handshake sure aren't bad consolation prizes.
There's no anniversary to celebrate and the entire production is being scaled down from last year's four-hour extravaganza, but what may make this year's Emmy broadcast intriguing is an element of…
In a race for best Emmy host, who'd win? The nominees are: talkshow stars (like past Emmy emcees Oprah Winfrey and Dick Cavett) newsmen (Bryant Gumbel, David Brinkley) dramatic actors (John Forsythe…
In a deal that is likely to boost the trans-Atlantic format biz, Britain's leading broadcasters Granada and the BBC are joining forces to develop and place sitcoms and dramas on U.S. television.
While the Emmys often like to acknowledge the hip, hot and ratings-happy, this year the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has said thank you to several shows and individuals who have been…
Starting Monday, the net's flagship nightly newscast "Business Center" will air live from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. While several news organizations, including CNBC, regularly…
Kenneth Branagh's "Hamlet" will get its exclusive cablecast premiere on TNT Sept. 5 in primetime with limited commercial interruptions, courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.
There's a great scene from HBO's Emmy-nominated series "The Sopranos" where Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) proudly rattles off a series of names and facts about the many contributions of…