Jay Leno, long without a manager, now at least has a high-powered lawyer in his corner, having retained Ken Ziffren, a partner in the entertainment law firm of Ziffren, Brittenham & Branca. Reached…
Don Ohlmeyer, exec producer of NBC Sports from 1977 until 1982, gets the opportunity to return to the network in a somewhat different capacity: as president of NBC, West Coast, a newly created title…
TELL ALL THOSE CHICKEN LITTLES out there they can stop yelling: The day they've been speaking about has finally arrived, and the sky is falling on the old-fashioned system of network television.
Jack Klugman's game performance despite recent throat surgery added a poignant touch to Monday's splendid one-time-only revival of Neil Simon's defining play, to benefit the National Actors Theatre…
Leave it to the Disney marketing machine to dust off a venerable nature film like 1963's "The Incredible Journey" and wed it with "Look Who's Talking," creating a sprightly little entertainment that…
Walt Disney Studios is getting into the Sinbad business, making a television series and motion picture deal with the popular comic.
Despite another one-sided contest, the resurgence of Dallas as "America's team" won over America, as metered-market ratings for NBC's Super Bowl XXVII telecast jumped 9% over last year, with a shot…
Barry Kemp has resigned as exec producer of the first-year Universal TV-ABC comedy series "Delta," citing "professional differences"--apparently with star and co-exec producer Delta Burke.
NBC is reportedly in discussions with actor Gene Wilder to star in a pilot with the hope of developing a half-hour sitcom for next fall.
While all eyes were on this Sunday's Super Bowl during yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol took a moment to look ahead to a world of pro…
A pair of Hollywood producers will be making a rare foray into the world of PBS with "Reverse Angle"--a one-hour pilot for an ongoing documentary series fronted by the New Republic's Fred Barnes and…