Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network is about to commission its first scripted drama series, a weekly hour dealing with the world of pro football players, both on and off the field.
The relaunch of the Fox animated series "Family Guy" and the debut of UPN actioner "Secret Agent Man" failed to get out the Nielsen vote Tuesday despite local preemptions on other networks for…
Thanks to Grammy and Darva, newsmags went through the roof during the last full week of sweeps, according to the latest Nielsen report for the week of Feb., 21-27, as virtually all programs in the…
Three years after Canal Plus proudly trumpeted a 36-month business plan, only to spend a chunk of last year warning that targets wouldn't be hit, the French pay television giant is at it again.
Former NBC West Coast topper Don Ohlmeyer is returning to his sports broadcasting roots, inking a two-year, seven-figure deal to serve as exec producer of ABC's "Monday Night Football."
The TV landscape is changing faster than the marriage between Rick Rockwell and Darva Conger, yet network execs still operate virtually the same way they did when Lucy and Desi were TV's hot couple.
TBS Superstation's newly formed original movies division has found a profitable ratings niche with B-movies such as "Fatal Error" and "Silent Predators." Its latest entry, a marginally suspenseful…
Don't be surprised if you see Ted Koppel on Court TV. The court cabler has partnered with ABC News' "Nightline" to produce crime and justice programming.
Cable's newest contribution to daytime programming, "Lifetime Live," does not try to be all things to all people but at least tries to be all things to all women. With a broad format including news…
ReplayTV and cabler Starz Encore Group have pacted to develop subscription- and pay-per-view-based video-on-demand services for the digital video recorder maker and other set-top boxes.
Peach pies and picket fences -- CBS tackles the hard issues associated with country living but offers up a creaky and derivative package in "Going Home." Not all telepics should aim for the Internet…