Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered the 20th Century Fox TV comedy pilot "Jeff of the Universe" created by David Mirkin, the director of "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" and a former exec…
Veteran producer Steven Bochco ("NYPD Blue") appears to have cleared up his differences with CBS and is developing a new drama for the Eye web that may be launched as early as next January.
TNT has bought the cable rights to reruns of Twentieth TV's "The Pretender," for the relatively modest license fee of about $250,000 an episode.
Esai Morales ("La Bamba"), Colleen Flynn ("To Have and to Hold") and Kathryn Erbe ("Oz") are set to star in the CBS pilot "Sherman Oaks" from Paul Manning ("ER").
For the first time, A&E has taken the lead in commissioning a British mystery.
Discovery Channel hits archaeological pay dirt with this engaging documentary that reads like missing pages from the annals of history. Credit the network for knowing a sure thing when it sees it…
ABC is smoking a primetime-Nielsens victory cigar this week thanks to Barbara Walters' Monica Lewinsky interview, which boosted the Alphabet to its strongest weeklong rating since last year's Academy…
Indie production outfit Si Television is making headway on its self-prescribed mission to bring more Hispanic-themed programming to the English-lingo TV market by inking sitcom pilot deals with…
Talkshow veteran Jill Blackstone has been tapped exec producer of Twentieth TV's upcoming syndie strip "Divorce Court."
Fox distribution prexy Lana Corbi has been named chief operating officer of the Odyssey cable network, where she joins former Fox Kids chief Margaret Loesch.
UPN has ordered a drama pilot called "The Strip" from Joel Silver ("Lethal Weapon," "Die Hard"), putting the netlet in business with Warner Bros. TV for the first time since its launch.