Actress Joely Fisher has been tapped to star in a new Touchstone TV midseason pilot for ABC called "In the Loop."
CBS News has received the 1998 Edward R. Murrow award for overall excellence from the Radio-Television News Directors Assn.
Writers for ABC's "Nothing Sacred," NBC's "Frasier" and CBS' "Murphy Brown" are among the finalists for the prestig-ious 1998 Humanitas Prizes, presented to writers of television programs and motion…
TV docu distrib Unapix Entertainment has signed its biggest co-production deal ever: It will generate 24 hours of primetime programming for Discovery Channel and its sister network Learning Channel.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will bestow its 1998 Governors Award honor on National Geographic Television and the Learning Channel cabler.
Getting inside the American indie scene is the focus of "Independent Spotlight," a half-hour TV pilot hosted by AFI Fest director Jon Fitzgerald and actress-producer Meredith Scott Lynn.
Actor George Clooney has signed separate two-year development deals with CBS and with Warner Bros. TV. The CBS deal, which calls for Clooney to develop and produce TV series and longform projects…
Hong Kong action director John Woo, who scored big with last summer's theatrical hit "Face/Off," has become such a brand name that even a busted two-hour pilot he produced and directed two years ago…
Spectacle, the 18-month-old interactive cable and digital service devoted to culture, is to shutter, becoming France's first thematic channel to close.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked an overall deal with feature filmmaker Mick Jackson, who has directed such pics as "L.A. Story," "Volcano" and "The Bodyguard."
UPN's performance in the recently completed advertising upfront was not as rosy as previously thought, according to sources close to the weblet and media buyers.