Josh Brand, co-creator of the much-lauded TV dramas "Northern Exposure" and "I'll Fly Away," has inked a one-year extension of his development pact with Columbia TriStar TV.
NBC is making a 13-episode commitment to DreamWorks' "Semper Fi," an ensemble drama about a U.S. Marine Corps regiment, for next fall.
King World's most recent addition to the gameshow genre, "Hollywood Squares," has been renewed through the 2003-2004 season by 22 stations, including the incumbent CBS O&Os.
CBS has locked up exclusive broadcast rights to the White House-sponsored "America's Millennium Gala," a 2-1/2-hour music and entertainment extravaganza to air live from Washington, D.C., on New…
Richard Katz, a reporter who covered cable and broadcast TV for Variety and Daily Variety, died of respiratory failure at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan early Tuesday. He was 33.
NBC News has greenlit a plan to double-pump its top-rated "Today" show by skedding same-day rebroadcasts of the breakfastcast on all-news cabler MSNBC.
The number of pay TV subscribers in Brazil rose 1.5% to 2.73 million in the first quarter, from 2.69 million in the latest quarter of 1998, according to local institute PTS.
Talk about a midlife crisis. NBC's "Garth Brooks ... In the Life of Chris Gaines" spotlights America's favorite cowboy as he works through some obvious emotional baggage. The industry's surest bet…
The new fall season is shaping up to be the year of the drama, and so far, that's played to NBC's advantage.
NBC and Warner Bros. Television have landed Stockard Channing to play the role of the first lady in "The West Wing," the new drama about the inner workings of the White House. Channing will begin…