Production outfit Metafilmics has optioned the TV rights to Judith Orloff's 1997 bestseller "Second Sight," the story of a psychiatrist's discovery of her own psychic powers.
Take heart, "Homicide" fans: Baltimore's crack homicide squad may yet be back to crack new cases for an NBC telefilm. Tom Fontana, exec producer of the just-canceled but much-loved police drama, is…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be presenting special tech honors at the 1999 Engineering Emmy Awards.
CBS has picked up six episodes of the Touchstone Television laffer "Thanks" for broadcast this summer.
After two weeks of violence-free segs, "The Jerry Springer Show" is still hanging tough near the top of the Nielsen syndie ratings chart. And with much of the recent controversy over the show dying…
Cross-promotion will get a heavy workout with the History Channel's one-hour report "Movies in Time Special: Summer of Sam," focusing on the events detailed in Spike Lee's movie about the summer of…
Black movie channel BET Movies will premiere seven feature films during its third annual Pan African Film Festival.
NBC "Late Night" host Conan O'Brien has inked a multiyear deal to develop and produce programming for the Peacock web.
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV will start a video transmission service in November that will allow firms to send and receive video over the company's satellite…
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
The megabuck bidding war to secure rights to France's top soccer games has gone into overtime, with the two main players being told to re-evaluate their offers.