In the coming era of digital multichannel broadcasting, the major broadcast webs should be required to set aside a portion of their primetime skeds for independently produced programming, indie TV…
Lou Wallach has been tapped director of creative affairs for Fox's new TV production unit, Fox Television Studios.
Satcaster U.S. Satellite Broadcasting has its eye on armchair pic crix. The movie-oriented sat-TV service has been flooded with entries to its "You Be the Movie Critic" contest, an elaborate national…
Barry Diller's City Vision TV venture in Miami promises to be "Politically Incorrect" in primetime when the station bows its new format this spring.
Syndie off-network strips had to be content with a bronze-place showing during the first full week of CBS' coverage of the Winter Olympics.
Peace Corps volunteers, catering crews and an improv gameshow exec produced by "Politically Incorrect's" Bill Maher are some of the concepts on Brillstein-Grey Entertainment's pilot plate this spring.
Can lightning strike twice for Richard Dominick, the man who made "Jerry Springer" a hot commodity in talk TV? Dominick is developing a project, tentatively titled "Stings," for USA Networks…
UPN is closing in on a deal with Hearst-Argyle Television that would put the weblet back on the air in Kansas City, Mo., the nation's 31st-largest TV market.
EXCLUSIVEThe FX cabler has staked out "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," picking up rerun rights to the hit WB Network drama starting in 2001.
A new crop of syndie specials are in bloom this month, led by Tribune Entertainment's underwater expose "Titanic: Secrets Revealed."
Jersey Films is making its first foray into series television with a sci-fi drama, "Titanisphere," to be co-produced with Glendale-based Creative Capers Entertainment.