The nonfiction specials division of Buena Vista TV Prods. has been folded as a result of the merger of Disney's TV production arm and ABC Entertainment.
ABC vet Mitch Metcalf has been appointed senior veep of West Coast program research for NBC.
Satcaster Echostar and Philips Consumer Electronics have clinched a distribution deal with discount retailer Target that promises to give a major boost to the brand-name recognition of Echostar's…
Lions Gate TV has upped Kevin Beggs to exec VP of series, while Ellen Burditt has been elevated to senior veep of drama series.
As ABC's summer phenom "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" soared to incomporable ratings during its run, so too did the interest level at the major webs in primetime gameshow prospects.
CBS is expected to announce the appointment today of Roger Bell as news director of its ailing Los Angeles O&O. Bell, a local news vet who most recently has been an exec producer for WNBC New York…
Broadcasting vet John Moczulski has been named veep of programming and marketing for the CBS Television Stations.
Damon Wayans has inked a big-bucks deal with ABC to develop and star in a sitcom about a blue-collar family. The project, targeted for the 2000-01 season, will be produced through Disney's ABC…