The WB is pulling the plug on midseason laffer "Brutally Normal," while UPN is ready to do the same with its animated half-hour "Dilbert."
In another example of nets stepping up efforts to diversify their skeds, CBS has greenlit production on a one-hour dramedy expected to feature an all- Hispanic cast.
Anita Hill, who gained national fame as a witness in the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, will join Court TV's "Crier Today" as a regular contributor.
Showtime has renewed its sitcom "Rude Awakenings" for a third season and cancelled its other half-hour comedy "Linc's."
Jane Campion inaugurates the first Sundance Channel original series, "Conversations in World Cinema," a stimulating addition to the cable universe that could be improved mostly by doubling the…
Burger King seems to think the Rugrats can sell more Whoppers than the Grinch. Kid cabler Nickelodeon is in advanced negotiations with the national fast-food chain to launch a major promotional…
Exercising a 3-year-old option, Warner Bros. Intl. Television has taken a 10% stake in Spanish digital TV platform Canal Satelite Digital. Deal is said to be worth $320 million-$420 million.
Discovery Communications and three giant cable operators -- Time Warner, Comcast and Cox -- are ponying up $40 million to create a U.S. women's professional soccer league.
Looking to topline a sitcom next fall, Courtney Thorne-Smith will leave "Ally McBeal" at the completion of her third season on the show.
Wink Communications said Monday that it has signed a deal with Sony to provide its patented interactive TV services to the latter's set-top boxes built for satcaster DirecTV.
Watching the 8 p.m. news followed by the evening show at 9 p.m. is a long-standing ritual in France.