Despite Yankee dominance, the 1999 World Series remains the top-rated Fall Classic in three years. But after Tuesday's third straight victory for the New Yorkers, gains over recent years are starting…
Vet reality producers Cheri Brownlee and Donna Kanter are partnering to form the Kanter/Brownlee Co., an indie production house that will concentrate on nonfiction programming.
Comedian Carlos Mencia has signed a talent holding deal with Warner Bros. Television to headline a sitcom for ABC.
Weeks after signing a two-year overall deal with New Line to produce and direct feature films, musicvid helmer Hype Williams is in serious negotiations with MTV to develop an animated series for the…
Warner Brothers TV has tapped toon house Film Roman to serve as producers for next season's animated series "The Oblongs," set to bow on the WB next fall.
Artisan Home Entertainment has signed a four-year contract with Discovery Networks to distribute on video in the U.S. all of the company's branded programming.
Lifetime Television's "Any Day Now" had quite a day Sunday. A two-hour special episode of the drama on Oct. 24 posted the highest rating for an original series on the women's cable network. The…
Stephen Engel, who created the short-lived sitcom "Work With Me" for CBS this season, has signed an exclusive multiyear development deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV.
Hot off his double Emmy win for "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice," David E. Kelley has nearly completed a five-year deal with Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television which could be…
Japan's leading cable TV company Jupiter Telecommunications is planning to upgrade its broadcast facilities and lines for digital transmission capability by fall 2000, a Japanese business daily…
Although NATPE has become more of a showcase than a programming market, some big deals may be in store for January's confab.