Cabler E! is in talks with Loretta Divine ("How Stella Got Her Groove Back") to take the lead in its first original film, "Best Actress," after talks last week broke off with Faye Dunaway.
In the hottest battle in kids TV, the WB's "Pokemon" beat Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" for the second Saturday morning in a row.
Granada Media has pacted with The New York Times to create documentary TV programming. The first co-venture will be a science series due to be unveiled in mid-September.
GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES Mel Brooks “Mad About You,” NBC, Infront Prods. and Nuance Prods. in association with TriStar Television. GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Edward Herrmann “The Practice,”…
Scribe John Scott Shepherd is continuing a hot summer run, inking a pilot agreement with NBC to create a drama series with Arnold and Anne Kopelson that's set for a tentative fall 2000 launch. The…
Trying capitalize on the growing morning daypart, NBC will launch "Early Today" on Sept. 7 in the 4:30-5 a.m. timeslot.
After seeing TNT take back first in the weekly cable ratings race, the cabler Wednesday established its first original series slate in an effort to set deeper roots with its targeted audience.
This time it's really true: The rocky three-year tenure of Jamie Tarses, ABC's embattled entertainment prexy, has ended.
The BBC is reuniting the remaining members of the Monty Python comedy troupe for "Python Night," a one-time celebratory evening.
The first national aboriginal TV network in North America goes on the air on Sept. 1 to seven million Canuck cable and satellite subscribers.
Columbia TriStar's first-ever Euro-produced talkshow, "Ricky! Harris," premiered Monday in Germany to top ratings.