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…
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."
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.
"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."
The Littlefield Co. has inked a TV series development deal with Steve Franks, scribe of the hit Adam Sandler pic "Big Daddy."
David Milch, the creative force behind ABC's much-praised "NYPD Blue," has inked an overall development deal with Paramount Network TV valued at more than $15 million over its four-year term.
Dick Wolf, on a roll with "Law & Order" and two new series bound for primetime next season, has inked a big-bucks renewal of his overall production pact with Studios USA Television.
HBO's much-praised mob drama "The Sopranos" led the field as the primetime Emmy nominations were unveiled Thursday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Hollywood. "The Sopranos" sang out…
Mandalay Television has filled out its executive ranks and inked a two-year extension of its production-distribution pact with Columbia TriStar TV.