The latest hour to enter the action arena has received a thumbs-up from Pearson as the company nabbed rights to gladiator-themed "Spartacus" for a possible launch in fall 2001.
Howard Stern, whose latenight show tends to be E!'s highest-rated regular series, may have come up with another cable hit in "Son of the Beach."
Still unable to generate a hit program on its own, wannabe web Pax TV is seeking a primetime lifeline from corporate partner NBC.
Kelsey Grammer's Paramount-based Grammnet Prods. has snagged a pilot presentation commitment from NBC for "Neurotic Tendencies," a half-hour laffer being targeted for midseason 2000-01.
The gameshow fever that's infected primetime could hit NBC's daytime lineup as early as next January.
Edward James Olmos has inked a deal that reunites him with filmmaker Gregory Nava ("Selena," "Mi Familia") in the helmer's upcoming CBS family drama.
Television newsmagazines are facing a story they may not be able to handle: their loss of standing as a primetime fixture.
Talk about biting the hand that feeds you: "Best Actress," E! Entertainment's first foray into original telepic production is a nasty poison-pen letter to the same showbiz types the cabler fawns over…
The Fox Kids Network/Fox Family Channel kidvid machine Wednesday unveiled a 2000-01 production slate of 14 new skeins and more than 600 original half-hour segs highlighted by live-action fare…
Three series trying to carve a niche in the tough 8 o'clock hour on Tuesday were squashed by ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," with the Regis Philbin-hosted gamer more than doubling their…
Staffers at ABC News' "Good Morning, America" just said "no" to Mark Fuhrman, prompting execs at the ayem show to call off a consultancy deal with the former Los Angeles police detective known for…