Jim Mcconville

Sci Fi OKs 4-hour ‘Left Hand’ Mini

NEW YORK — Sci Fi Channel has greenlighted “The Left Hand of Darkness,” a four-hour miniseries based on the novel by renowned science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin, network […]

National Geo Tries Movie Specials

NEW YORK — National Geographic Television is going Hollywood. The distinguished brand name of science and nature documentaries is taking a step into the glittering world of movies with “National […]

XFL Down For The Count

NEW YORK — Even Vince McMahon’s moxie couldn’t save the XFL. The XFL is now a footnote in the encyclopedia of professional football league TV failures, along with the USFL […]

News Tops E! Agenda

E! Entertainment Television says it’s shooting to be TV’s CNN of entertainment news. To get there, E! is launching eight entertainment news series in 2001-02, executives said Tuesday. E! will […]

Comedy Central Tries Reality Late

Comedy Central is adding a late-night one-hour reality block to its Sunday schedule as an alternative to the broadcast talk show circuit, network officials said Monday. Comedy Central’s Sunday block, […]

Summer Reality On MTV Slate

MTV will serve up more reality for its 18-24 demographic in the summer, with four new series slated to launch by early July, network officials said Tuesday. The four series […]

Court TV, TNT Cuff ‘NYPD’ Rights

Court TV and TNT have booked the rerun rights to “NYPD Blue,” which went back on the market this month as part of the settlement of Steven Bochco Prods.’ self-dealing […]