Soon-to-launch family net Pax TV has secured country music star Billy Dean to host "It's a Miracle," a one-hour weekly series about real-life miraculous occurrences.
The latest addition to the MTV world network, MTV Russia, is set to launch at midnight on Sept. 25 near Moscow's Kremlin.
NBC has taken its 19th straight primetime Nielsens week in the key demographic of adults 18-49, but CBS stayed first in the traditional measure of households thanks to the Tom Hanks film…
In a deal that was expected, Black Entertainment Television signed Roy Campanella II of Director Circle Filmworks to produce 10 made-for-TV movies (Daily Variety, Aug. 10).
A group of television industry engineers debated Tuesday whether to endorse a standard for the V-chip that would include the ability to block news, sports and commercials not classified under the TV…
The "Unsolved Mysteries" team of John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer attempt to uncover a mystery of a different sort in this would-be series pilot masquerading as a one-shot summer special: Just how…
Craig Kilborn will be able to leave Comedy Central before his contract runs out, but he might not be able to take all of his trademark bits with him to CBS.
With two pieces of stunt programming starring network comics, cablers had the biggest laugh on Sunday. While CBS won the night overall with a 9.4 rating and 17 share, HBO's "Jerry Seinfeld: I'm…
An innovative series of shows featuring the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and performances by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma leads the race this year for the Gemini Awards, Canada's equivalent of the…
E! Entertainment Television is looking to set up a British version of America's E! Entertainment cable channel, most likely in a joint venture with satcaster BSkyB.
Comic Jon Stewart is jumping back into the late- night wars, inking a four-year deal to take over from Craig Kilborn as anchor of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."