Eight-hour historical doc based on the provocative David Halberstam tome "The Fifties" carries the depth and vitality of a true definitive work, painstakingly deconstructing one of our most…
Big Ticket Television has inked an exclusive two-year overall deal with "Mad TV" creators Fax Bahr and Adam Small worth low seven figures.
Former Random House Entertainment prexy Shane DeRolf has launched his own production company, Smart Studios Inc., that will specialize in original children's product from TV, radio and multimedia to…
The Casting Society of America has named recipients of its 13th annual Artios Awards, granted for superior achievement in the casting profession.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has picked up four more episodes of the Thursday sitcom "Between Brothers" from Columbia TriStar TV.
CBS Eye on People, the fledgling cable network, has commissioned a new weekly half-hour series called "A Day in the Life," which will follow everyone from a stagehand at Radio City Music Hall to an…
Signing with an agency for the first time in his career, actor/comedian Tim Allen has inked with International Creative Management, where he and his production banner, Boxing Cat Prods., will be…
Fox Kids Network will be driving "The Magic School Bus" beginning in fall 1998. Fox Kids has picked up the rerun rights to PBS' animated "science adventure" series, produced by the TV wing of…
Angelic ratings for Roma Downey's Sunday vidpic ''Borrowed Hearts'' has elevated CBS to a tie with NBC in households for the Nov. 24-30 primetime Nielsen week.
Ted Turner is once again confounding the skeptics who said he'd be hard pressed to induce a batch of major cable operators such as Cox, Jones Intercable and Falcon to cast off their misgivings and…
Freshman syndie latenight strips "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and "Vibe" ended their first November sweep in a dead heat.