A state superior court in Frankfurt has ruled in favor of Germany's TV commercial blocker, known locally as the "TV fairy."
"Wasteland" and "Harsh Realm" continue to perform double-duty as the names of new TV series -- and an apt description of the Thursday and Friday Nielsen landscape, littered with the mangled remains…
Red-hot scribe John Ridley ("Three Kings") has inked an overall deal with the Greenblatt-Janollari Studio to develop both comedy and drama projects, including a supernatural actioner that's already…
NBC is developing an hourlong drama with "Ghost" scribe Bruce Joel Rubin.
Former "Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher" star Mitch Mullany has inked a sitcom development/holding deal with NBC.
Former "Seinfeld" scribe-showrunners Alec Berg and Jeff Schaffer have landed a six-episode commitment from Fox Broadcasting for a new half-hour comedy that could be on the air as soon as March.
South African pay TV service M-Net, which boasts more than 1.1 million subscribers across Africa, has renewed its contract with 20th Century Fox, giving the channel exclusive broadcast access for the…
Saban Intl. is negotiating to team up with three European television heavyweights to co-produce the high-profile $24 million miniseries "Les Miserables" (Daily Variety, Sept. 1). The Victor Hugo…
Asian satcaster Star TV has fired the first shot in the war to dominate Hong Kong's broadcast field. The News Corp. subsidiary applied Thursday to the government for a license to provide digital pay…
MTV staple Tom Green is moving production of his popular cable show from Gotham to Los Angeles after MTV ordered another eight segs of shockshow "The Tom Green Show," with new episodes slated to air…
With exciting teams from top markets battling it out, playoff baseball continues to knock the Nielsen ball out of the park.