On the day Major League Baseball was set to haul ESPN to federal court over a contract dispute, the two parties settled their grievance and signed a new six-year deal worth an estimated $800 million.
Having added Robin Givens as host, Twentieth's "Forgive or Forget" will now have a new supervising producer, Annemarie Harty.
In what could turn into HBO's first major series commitment since "The Sopranos," the feevee cabler and Warner Bros. Television are closing in on a $1.75 million deal to have thesp Janeane Garofalo…
MTV has begun production on its first two telefilms, which will air on the music cabler in 2000. "2Gether," a mockumentary about a boy band, is set to premiere in February; "Jailbait," a drama about…
Comic book franchise "The Tick" is getting another chance at Fox Broadcasting, this time through a live-action primetime skein being developed for the web by producers Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry…
Court TV has given the go-ahead to one of the most ambitious projects in its history, "Mug Shots," a nightly hourlong biographical docu on a notorious criminal.
On the heels of his feature directorial debut, “Being John Malkovich,” Spike Jonze is in discussions with MTV about creating a series for the music cabler. Sources say Jonze is close to signing a…
The Veronica Assn., which owns a 35% stake in the Netherlands' largest commercial network, Holland Media Group, is threatening to bail out of its nearly five-year working agreement with…
The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors has announced the nominees for its 17th annual Honors Awards.
Michael B. Seligman, who has associate produced the Academy Awards for 22 years, will serve as exec producer of the next Oscar show, according to telecast producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini…
Former BBC and Discovery Communications exec Liz Barron has been tapped VP of programming for BBC America.