Katherine Pope, former prexy of NBC Universal's TV studio, has signed on to the Fox drama "Lie to Me" as a consulting producer.
Tribune Co. is folding the operations of its Zap2It movie and TV listings website into the entertainment news side of the Los Angeles Times.
NBC's "Today" has won the race to land the first sit-down with the octuplet mom.
Writers Guild of America East will give its Evelyn F. Burkey Award to the Committee to Project Journalists.
"Milk" screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has been tapped to receive the WGA West's Paul Selvin Award.
The NATPE exhibition floor, once famous as a site of dealmaking and debauchery in the heyday of the firstrun syndie biz, died Jan. 29 of natural causes. It was 28.
The Los Angeles Times is undergoing a major overhaul, downsizing as of March 2 into four main news sections and discontinuing the stand-alone California section. As a result, the Times will lay off…
The Marie Osmond yakker is a go for fall now that distrib Program Partners has sealed key clearance deals for the show in New York and Los Angeles.
The chiefs of 20th Century Fox TV rose early Wednesday for a wide-ranging discussion of the state of the TV biz and the state of their biz for the edification of NATPE-goers.
The TV advertising marketplace is facing a meltdown in the next few years that will be far more destructive than the wallop the biz is enduring in the present financial crisis and recession.
The gloomy economic outlook for 2009 is hanging over the NATPE confab heavier than the cigarette smoke in the Mandalay Bay Resort's casinos.