The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has called a general membership meeting for April 20 to ratify changes in the organization's bylaws that will give more authority to its executive committee.
Steven Mendelson has left his post as executive VP of comedy development at Columbia Pictures TV, with the studio saying he resigned to pursue new business opportunities.
Cannon TV has been forced to shut down the Chuck Norris action series "Walker , Texas Ranger" part way into production because the company was unable to cover production deficits on the show.
"Good Morning America's" win streak ran to 21 weeks during Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for March 29 to April 2, while "Nightline" has its own tear going in late night with eight consecutive…
In what amounts to a passing of the torch, David L. Wolper has become chairman of the Wolper Organization, shifting the title of president of his production company to his son, Mark, who's been a…
Producer Daniel L. Paulson has entered into a first-look deal at Viacom Prods. to create movies, series and specials for the networks and cable.
Roseanne and Tom Arnold have signed with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce the hit ABC sitcom "Roseanne" for a minimum of three more seasons, which would carry TV's top-rated comedy into 1996.
Susan Dey will leave the CBS comedy "Love & War" at the end of the season, with the parties citing "creative differences that could not be resolved" between Dey and the show's production company…
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Time Life Television is making its entry into network television with "Time Life's Lost Civilizations," a 10-hour series of documentary specials designed to air on NBC during the 1995-96 season.
Longbow Prods. is following up its recently aired CBS movie "Dying to Love You" with a half-dozen other projects in the works, beginning with another CBS vidpic that will begin production later this…