David Kissinger, newly installed programming prexy of Studios USA Television, has revamped the network TV division's creative staff with the appointment of two new development execs. Marcy Ross…
Barely a month after formally opening its doors, Artists Television Group has opened its wallet and assembled a formidable roster of creative talent, including Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana and Darren…
In the latest exec shuffling at the Lion, Hank Cohen has been upped to prexy of MGM Television Entertainment, while MGM international TV prexy Jim Griffiths has assumed responsibility for domestic…
ABC leads the network news pack with 22 nominations in the 20th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Gotham.
At a time when TV fare is under fire on many fronts, the industry's top artists are arguing forcefully (and persuasively) that the medium is as innovative and rewarding as it was in the "Golden Age"…
Paul Frank, formerly a development veepee with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution, has joined management company the Firm as a senior manager, focusing on developing TV projects for the company and its…
The guy who puts the pathos and bathos into the World Wrestling Federation's matches is headed for primetime.
Ellen DeGeneres is close to inking a pilot deal with CBS and Artists Television Group for a show-within-a-show comedy vehicle described as "The Larry Sanders Show" meets "The Carol Burnett Show."
"Sopranos" don David Chase scored the TV producer's equivalent of a grand slam Thursday, earning Emmy nominations for writing and directing the pilot seg of HBO's Mafia family drama, which also…
Talent reps are crying foul over the new contracts NBC is fielding to potential new players on "Saturday Night Live."