Sheldon Wiseman, forced to give up control of his Lacewood Group of companies to Paragon Entertainment Corp. last month, is developing a new TV series utilizing the talents of Leslie Nielsen through…
Writer-producer-director Adam Rifkin, whose credits include the 1995 feature "The Chase" starring Charlie Sheen, has been enlisted to executive produce as well as write and direct three series pilots…
NBC has extended its dominance of the summer primetime Nielsens with an Aug. 18-24 victory that's the Peacock's easiest in nine weeks.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has benched its new 8 p.m. Thursday sitcom "Rewind" two weeks before it was set to debut, replacing it with fifth-year comedy "Living Single," which was originally ordered as a…
There are more dim bulbs than an old string of Christmas lights in this latest entry by UPN in the sitcom derby. While its stylish and provocative "Silk Stalkings"-type opening is an eye-catcher, the…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
Harpo Prods. has tapped Joseph C. Terry as director of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
New Regency TV and producer Bob DeBrino's Canterbury Films are developing a miniseries based on the Boston College point-shaving case, a sports gambling scandal involving "GoodFellas" protagonist…
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Carmen Electra, who took over for Jenny McCarthy as co-host of MTV's "Singled Out" last November, has inked a development deal with MTV Prods. to center a primetime series for one of the broadcast…