Balmur Entertainment, the music and television company owned by Canuck singer Anne Murray, is set to produce its first major kids animation series, "The Hippo Tub Co.," based on a 20-year-old Murray…
"Law & Order" has won a major Nielsen verdict based on the appeal of Julia Roberts, whose guest appearance Wednesday earned that series' highest households rating for that day in more than three…
Brad Grey has officially unfurled his new BGTV production banner at Columbia TriStar TV after finalizing the terms of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment's separation from Universal, which bought half of…
FX has acquired the exclusive TV rights to "The Original Toughman Contest."
Food Network announced it will launch nine series in July, including "Good Eats," a show starring filmmaker Alton Brown.
After flirting with a number of webs and syndie distribs in recent years, radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger has inked a talkshow development deal with Paramount Domestic TV (Daily Variety, April 1).
Veteran "20/20" anchor Hugh Downs on Wednesday announced plans to ankle ABC and retire from a full-time role in the biz in September.
In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
Columbia TriStar TV Group has joined in battle with Disney/ABC over which company will succeed in creating the first cable network devoted to soap operas.
"Suddenly Susan" regular Judd Nelson is ankling the NBC laffer after three seasons.
Jeff Wachtel has exited his post as prexy of Alliance Atlantis TV Production as part of the post-merger executive shakeout at the Canadian film and TV concern.