KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Bryant Gumbel's Dunbar Prods. is producing a 13-week roundtable talkshow series for pubcasters dubbed "The Reading Club," to be hosted by longtime Gotham news anchor Carol Martin.
A potential TV courtroom standoff has been averted now that Judy Sheindlin, aka Judge Judy, apparently has come to terms on a contract renegotiation with Big Ticket Television, the producer of her…
Fox Family Worldwide, the kidvid partnership of News Corp. and Saban Entertainment, is among the media concerns circling King World, the indie syndie distrib whose stock price ran up more than 20%…
In a bid to boost revenue and its relevance to showbizzers, CBS-owned KCBS has signed Eleanor Mondale as the anchor of a daily entertainment news segment to be incorporated into the station's 5 p.m…
The clock is ticking for "The Howie Mandel Show." The Paramount-produced syndie talker is going on a four-week production hiatus at the end of this month. Chances of its return are slim, based on the…
Pamela Anderson Lee kicked some sand in the face of her old beach "Baywatch" buddies during the February sweep. Lee's frosh actioner "V.I.P." narrowly beat the enduring "Baywatch," according to the…
Looking to pounce on the primetime animation boom, Stone Stanley Prods. has inked a deal with animator Walter Santucci to develop a TV series based on his "Evil Cat" character.
Disney's DIC Entertainment has inked a deal with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Dualstar Entertainment to produce an animated series based on the "Trenchcoat Twins" detective characters from the…