In a move that harks back to the golden age of television, Oxygen Media is looking to advertisers to sponsor specific programs.
NBC is pulling the critically praised dramedy "Freaks & Geeks" from its lineup for the remainder of the February sweeps, while ABC may be ready to launch a new drama opposite NBC's "ER."
NBC has bought the exclusive network window to "The Talented Mr. Ripley" in a one-picture deal with Paramount.
TNT will begin production next week on "Witchblade," an original telefilm based on the cult comic book of the same name, the cabler confirmed Wednesday.
The TV industry will continue to get skewered for another 22-episode season: Showtime has decided to renew the rookie series "Beggars & Choosers."
Former "Roseanne" star John Goodman could be headed back to series television via a Carsey-Werner-produced project in the works at Fox Broadcasting Co.
The "Late Show" without David Letterman beat "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in both New York and Los Angeles on Monday night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings.
Helmer Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") has reupped with Propaganda Films' Satellite commercial subsid, extending his contract for an additional three years to shoot primarily ad spots and…
The Directors Guild of America named a half-dozen directors of commercials, including four first-timers, as nominees Tuesday for outstanding directorial achievement in 1999.
The Eye has been slimed. As an early sign of future synergy with Viacom, CBS will air a branded block of Nickelodeon programming starting this fall.
NBC has picked up a half-hour comedy pilot from NBC Studios starring "In Living Color" vet David Alan Grier, while CBS has closed a deal for a Jerry Bruckheimer/Touchstone Television-produced drama…