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…
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.
PBS has postponed its planned Nov. 3 telecast of Wim Wenders' Cuban music docu "Buena Vista Social Club" until next year, after distrib Artisan Entertainment realized that the telecast would render…
Spike and Tonya Lewis Lee are developing a drama series for ABC and Artists Television Group revolving around young lions in the hip-hop/urban music world.
Jeffrey Kramer has ankled David E. Kelley Prods. after a five-year run as prexy of the production outfit behind "Chicago Hope," "Ally McBeal," "The Practice" and ABC's new gumshoe drama "Snoops."
The Museum of Television & Radio has put together an advisory board of showbiz heavy hitters to oversee the Intl. Museum Council, which will hold its fourth annual confab Oct. 10-12 in Paris.
Producer Mark Johnson, who's readying the undercover cop drama "Falcone" for a midseason bow on CBS, has inked an overall development deal with Columbia TriStar Television.
Oscar winner Sissy Spacek will star in the upcoming CBS telepic "Songs in Ordinary Time," based on the bestseller by Mary McGarry Morris. She'll play a vulnerable divorcee who falls under the spell…
In a major development coup for NBC, former "Seinfeld" sidekick Michael Richards will reunite with a trio of former "Seinfeld" staffers to create a new sitcom targeted for the Peacock's midseason…