It's been a working weekend for the Tribune Co. board of directors. The 11-member board was understood to have met more than once over the weekend to consider competing buyout offers for the…
He prefers jeans to suits, likes to ride Ducati motorcycles and has a wicked sense of humor when it comes to holiday gifts. And he long ago dubbed himself "the grave dancer" for his skill at reviving…
Just when it looked like it was all but over, the bidding for beleaguered Tribune Co. heated up again late Thursday as L.A. billionaires Ron Burkle and Eli Broad submitted a revised offer that values…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has elected 15 new members to its board of governors.
It's a Wayans world, all right. Marlon Wayans is the latest member of that hyphenate clan to ink a series development deal for the 2000-01 season.
Paul Reubens has signed to host Carsey-Werner's TV adaptation of the CD-ROM pop culture trivia game "You Don't Know Jack."
Josh Brand, co-creator of the much-lauded TV dramas "Northern Exposure" and "I'll Fly Away," has inked a one-year extension of his development pact with Columbia TriStar TV.
In an effort to level the playing field with its cable rivals, DirecTV has engineered a deal with Fox that will allow the satcaster to add all 22 Fox O&O stations to its channel lineup in exchange…
Dick Wolf and Studios USA Domestic TV are developing a syndie strip patterned after the tried-and-true "Law & Order" format.
Kristin Chenoweth, a Tony winner this year for her role as Sally in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," has inked a talent holding deal with Paramount Network TV.
Gotham-based William Morris Agency reps James Dixon and Mike August are leaving the agency to head Artists Comedy Group, an autonomous shingle established by Artists Management Group.