A&E Network will toot its own "Hornblower" films to the tune of $10 million-plus -- an unprecedented amount for a cable event and probably for any television production.
Taking a stream-of-conscious theatrics clue from producers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross of HBO's "Mr. Show," "Tenacious D" wreaks havoc on the wacky world of two struggling musicians.
Judy Pastore is replacing Eddie October as an exec producer and the daily showrunner on "The Roseanne Show."
Inasmuch as "It's Like, You Know ..." is the ultimate goof on Los Angeles and its stereotypical idiot culture, the ABC midseason show created by ex-"Seinfeld" producer Peter Mehlman may just set…
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Home & Garden Television has signed Bob Villa for his first-ever, original cable series as the host of "Restore America," scheduled to premiere July 4.
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.
KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
After a pay-per-view deal in the U.K. last week, the international TV arm of MGM has clenched a licensing agreement with broadcast network M6 in France.
Bryant Gumbel's Dunbar Prods. is producing a 13-week roundtable talkshow series for pubcasters dubbed "The Reading Club," to be hosted by longtime Gotham news anchor Carol Martin.
NBC said it still plans to have three soaps on the air this fall -- though for how much longer remains an open question.