ABC vet Mitch Metcalf has been appointed senior veep of West Coast program research for NBC.
The directing duo of Will Speck and Josh Gordon, Oscar-nommed this year for their live-action short "Culture," are developing a comedy vehicle for 20th Century Fox TV.
Quincy Jones Entertainment and Telepictures Prods. have optioned the TV rights to "The White Guy," a one-man show from newcomer Stephen Hunt about his experiences in an interracial romantic…
"I Spy" fans, get your VCRs ready. The Sept. 29 season preem of Bill Cosby's CBS sitcom will feature a reunion of those two ultracool, fast-talking undercover agents of TV yesteryear, Alexander Scott…
The nonfiction specials division of Buena Vista TV Prods. has been folded as a result of the merger of Disney's TV production arm and ABC Entertainment.
Satcaster Echostar and Philips Consumer Electronics have clinched a distribution deal with discount retailer Target that promises to give a major boost to the brand-name recognition of Echostar's…
ABC is going bilingual for the first time outside of sports telecasts with the Sept. 25 network TV preem of the biopic "Selena."
Alex Kreisler Weinberger has been named director of development for Bruce Helford's Mohawk Prods.
Broadcasting vet John Moczulski has been named veep of programming and marketing for the CBS Television Stations.
Lions Gate TV has upped Kevin Beggs to exec VP of series, while Ellen Burditt has been elevated to senior veep of drama series.
As ABC's summer phenom "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" soared to incomporable ratings during its run, so too did the interest level at the major webs in primetime gameshow prospects.