HBO has purchased the rights to adapt the 1996 nonfiction book "Excellent Cadavers" as an HBO Pictures telefilm, with Carlo Carlei reportedly attached to direct.
General Motors Corp.'s $500 million deal to sponsor five consecutive Olympics on NBC is the first of its kind, but it won't be the last.
Hot days and fresh shows propelled Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" to its highest national rating in more than two years, according to Nielsen Media Research's syndie ratings report for the week…
The Assn. of Local TV Stations said Nielsen Media Research has raised its prices for ratings information to Fox, UPN and WB affiliates and independent stations by 27.9% over the last five years.
Warner Bros. TV has signed an exclusive three-year production and development deal worth an estimated $2 million to $3 million with Paul Manning, supervising producer on NBC's hit drama "ER."
Arab News Network (ANN) isn't about to knock the popular and widely viewed CNN off the Mideast airwaves, but it does promise to offer regional viewers an Arabic-lingo alternative to the U.S…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a three-year overall development deal with veteran writer/producer John Tinker and director/producer Bill D'Elia, executive producers of the CBS drama "Chicago…
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
UPN will begin rolling out its new season lineup Aug. 25, leading off at 8 p.m. with the season premiere of "In the House."
"Hercules" is muscling its way onto the small screen. Walt Disney Television Animation has begun pre-production on an ambitious 65-episode order for a TV version of the theatrical feature, the first…