Billed as a comedy, but with generous helpings of drama, "Popular" is a hip-sounding and visually entertaining piece that might best be summed up as "The Odd Couple" meets the "The Brady Bunch" meets…
The U.S. team's dramatic come-from-behind victory in last weekend's Ryder Cup produced the highest ratings ever for that golf event.
The networks continue to produce some surprising successes amid the overall ratings erosion of 1999's premiere week, with CBS' Friday actioner ''Now and Again'' and Saturday's NBC high school drama…
Producer Mark Johnson, who's readying the undercover cop drama "Falcone" for a midseason bow on CBS, has inked an overall development deal with Columbia TriStar Television.
What should we call "Ally"? A series spin-on? A semi-clone, perhaps? By any description, this "Ally" without the McBeal signifies the dawn of an new era in broadcast primetime, one that has an eye…
Top U.S. program suppliers are headed to the last major TV market of the millennium with what one termed "tempered enthusiasm" for their prospects in the coming decade.
Satcaster DirecTV will launch a Spanish-lingo service in key U.S. Hispanic markets beginning next month.
The new fall season is just a week old, but NBC is already giving a strong vote of confidence to rookie dramas "Third Watch" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
King World Intl., the foreign sales arm of the syndie powerhouse, has snapped up exclusive international format rights to a large catalog of TV gameshows from Merrill Heatter Prods.
Concrete signs of consolidation in the international TV biz will be visible at the Paramount booth at the Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes next week. In the wake of its acquisition of program…
Kids' WB and Nickelodeon have finished first and second with kid viewers on the first Saturday morning of the new season, while CBS' "This Morning" enjoyed the biggest early morning ratings surge…