CBS is turning its Bill Cosby-hosted "Kids Say the Darndest Things" specials into a midseason series, which could air as part of the Eye web's Friday family lineup.
Actor-comedian Sinbad got the official nod Tuesday as the new host of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight talker "Vibe" (Daily Variety, Oct. 21).
Telewest, the U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, has dropped carriage of the History Channel U.K., at the same time sealing long-term deals with CNN Intl., TNT Classic Movies and Cartoon Network.
The first new dramas of the season have crashed and burned. ABC on Tuesday canceled the Monday-night drama "Timecop," and Fox has pulled its Thursday drama "413 Hope Street" off the air during the…
tate broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has won CNN's first Dennis Anthony Memorial Award for its extensive coverage of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
Sydney-based Dream Creations Intl. and principals Daizy Gedeon and Leo Mir plan to produce the four-hour miniseries "Lebanon: A Search for Identity," based on their film short "Lebanon ... Imprisoned…
Despite record-low numbers for the first two games of the World Series, baseball's Fall Classic has pitched NBC to its best weeklong rating since February and widest primetime Nielsens margin of…
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