ABC has loaded up its slate of skeins for the 2009-10 season with high-concept dramas and comedies with high-profile stars, including Courteney Cox, Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton.
"Chuck" will live to fight another day, albeit on a tighter budget.
ABC execs worked late Friday putting the pieces of the net's 2009-10 season sked together, handing out series orders to five new dramas and three comedies. Alphabet also gave renewals to frosh…
As Fox preps for its upfront presentation on Monday, the net is said to have renewed Joss Whedon's frosh drama "Dollhouse," and it has added another laffer to its frosh slate for the 2009-10 season.
Longtime showbiz lawyer Don Walerstein has merged his practice with the boutique shingle Barkin Smith, headed by Gary Barkin and Jill Smith.
Fox has added the Warner Bros. TV drama "Past Life" to its tally of 2009-10 season pickups as it preps for Monday's upfront presentation in Gotham.
Scribe Ken Sanzel has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with CBS Television Studios.
Kudocast vet Don Mischer has been tapped to exec produce the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast, airing Sept. 20 on CBS.
Who's got the wind at their back as the Big Four and CW begin the seven-day countdown to upfront week?
There's going to be more elbow room in the writers room on most primetime series next season.
Vidgame publisher Activision Blizzard beat Wall Street estimates with its first-quarter earnings, driven by strong sales for the "Call of Duty," "Guitar Hero" and "World of Warcraft" franchises.