NBC has named Dennis Swanson co-chairman of its Olympics division, which will plan the network's coverage of the next five Olympics, starting with Sydney in 2000.
Jane Fonda will host the next installment of Turner Broadcasting's "People Count," an environmentally conscious series of specials that will air on both TBS Superstation and CNN in the U.S., and on…
Alliance Atlantis has inked with Tribune Entertainment to co-produce the syndie series "Beastmaster: the Legend Continues" for next fall.
New Line Television has signed producers David Manson and Arla Sorkin Manson and their Sarabande Prods. to an exclusive two-year series development and production deal.
"CHiPs '99" understands the value of kitsch in the whole reunion movie equation. Fifteen years after Ponch and Jon climbed off their bikes for the final time on NBC, their latest gig is less a…
Beth Polson, exec producer of CBS' "The Christmas Box," has acquired the multicultural holiday story "Santa and Pete," for a high-five figure against six-figure purchase option.
Virus thriller "Carriers" should register healthy ratings for CBS, with its gripping concept, conspiracy-laden plot and top TV name Judith Light -- but her wooden perf nearly sinks the enterprise…
Length is everything in the porn biz, even if it's only two minutes, which is why New Line Pictures was able to skirt its stiff contract with cablecaster Starz and sell the pay TV rights for "Boogie…
NBC has given a back-nine order to its frosh laffer "Jesse," making the Warner Bros. sitcom the second member of the Peacock's Class of '98 to get a full-season order this fall.
KTLA, ever the broadcasting pioneer, will become the first L.A. station to broadcast a high-definition digital signal at 10 a.m. on Thursday, with live coverage of John Glenn's return to space in the…
Michael Jai White ("Spawn"), Duane Martin ("Scream 2") and David Ramsey ("Con Air") are set to star in "The Port Chicago Mutiny," a WWII NBC telepic exec produced by actor Morgan Freeman ("The…
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