Writer-producer John Sacret Young, co-creator of the drama series "China Beach," has inked a high seven-figure development and production deal with Paramount Network TV.
And now for something completely different: Eric Idle, a charter member of the Monty Python's Flying Circus comedy troupe, is joining the cast of NBC's "Suddenly Susan."
There's been a shakeup at KCET's "Life & Times Tonight." Veteran L.A. newsman Warren Olney and KCET exec Val Zavala have been named co-hosts of the pubcaster's nightly news and public affairs show…
The WB Network has ordered a comedy pilot from Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment and Warner Bros. TV starring tyro comic Nick Cannon.
Add Barbara Hershey to the list of new faces checking into "Chicago Hope" next season.
Aida Turturro has joined the cast of HBO's "The Sopranos," playing the older sister of the stressed-out New Jersey mobster Tony Soprano.
The A.H. Belo Corp. is close to a deal to buy indie TV station KTVK Phoenix for more than $360 million.
John Severino, one of broadcasting's most colorful figures during the 1970s and '80s, is in serious talks with CBS to take the helm of the Eye's O&O group.
Eddie Murphy has rejoined the voice cast of Fox's claymation comedy "The PJs" after briefly bailing on the show in anger over Fox's decision to hold it back for midseason rather than giving it a slot…
DreamWorks has recruited comedy vet Carol Leifer as co-exec producer of its ABC sitcom "It's Like, You Know..."
Jennifer Faltings has been named veepee of talent and development for the Littlefield Co.