Acting on an oft-pronounced desire for a change in the look of its advertising, Procter & Gamble has retained feature film director Lesli Linka Glatter ("The Proposition," "Now & Then") to helm TV…
Cabler VH1 has ordered 12 episodes of the new show "Video Timeline," a half-hour weekly series that examines the careers of musical artists.
Wallace Langham ("The Larry Sanders Show," "Veronica's Closet") and Scott Menville ("The Wonder Years") have been tapped to star in Castle Rock's upcoming animated series for the WB, "The…
Melissa Joan Hart has signed to star in NewStar Television's made-for "Jacob's Hands," based on a newly uncovered screenplay penned by literary dynamic duo Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.
Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting is on the move. After launching the CityVision local programming format on its Miami TV station last June, the USA station group is seriously considering rolling out…
Live drama may soon return to TV via NBC sudser "Sunset Beach." Peacock execs have gotten behind an idea to take the fledgling hour-long daytime serial live for an entire week, most likely this…
Final filming on the CBS miniseries "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke," starring Lauren Bacall, has begun in Honolulu. Bacall plays the billionaire tobacco heiress.
Frustrated by capacity limitations at cable systems, femme-skewed Hispanic cabler Gems is going after lease agreements with low-powered broadcasters.
In an arrangement that initiates second-phase digital dealings in Spain, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment has inked an exclusive 29-pic accord with Spanish digital platform Via Digital.
With more people at home to watch TV, "Donny & Marie" and other fledgling syndie yakkers enjoyed a Nielsen bounce during the Christmas-New Year's holiday period, according to Nielsen's syndie ratings…
Soap vet Lisa Hesser is close to inking a deal to serve as exec producer of "Passions," the new NBC sudser launching this summer.
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