Craig Kilborn, host of the nightly Comedy Central satire "The Daily Show," was suspended for a week without pay for disparaging comments he made about the show's co-creator and head writer Lizz…
Pamela Oas Williams and Leonard Goldstein have been named directors of drama development at Warner Bros. TV, reporting to Steve Pearlman, senior VP of drama development.
Columbia TriStar TV has inked a production and development deal with actress Whoopi Goldberg and her company One Ho Prods.
Hardware chain Home Depot is underwriting a new live-action children's show to be distributed in syndication by Gotham-based indie MG/Perin.
In a terse letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the powerful chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, has asked the agency to take another look at the…
Showtime Networks Inc. plans in March to launch a 24-hour premium channel exclusively featuring action-adventure films, including several (such as the James Bond film "GoldenEye") making their…
After six weeks of sharing or surrendering the primetime lead in households, NBC found its stride again last week, winning the Dec. 8-15 Nielsens chase by 2 shares in homes and 4 in adults 18-49.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has picked up the Universal TV comedy pilot "The 900 Lives of Jackie Frye," which was developed and passed on by ABC earlier this year.
After more than a month of heavy consideration, MTV took a solid step into its future Tuesday by tapping Brian Graden as its new programming czar.
"The Magic Hour" has arrived. Twentieth Television's new syndie latenight talkshow hosted by Earvin (Magic) Johnson has been picked up by all 22 Fox-owned TV stations for a June 8 bow. The NBA legend…
NBC is consolidating its TV network research unit, combining previously separate departments to handle news, sports and affiliate research functions.