ABC has called a six-week timeout for "Sports Night." The comedy, a critical fave but a slow Nielsen starter, will be pulled from the Alphabet's 9:30 p.m. Tuesday slot until its sophomore season bows…
Jeanie Bradley has been upped to exec VP of programming for Columbia TriStar TV, where she oversees the studio's slate of primetime comedy and drama skeins.
Dharma, meet Niles. Thesps Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce have been tapped as hosts of next month's Emmycast, to air live from the Shrine Auditorium Sept. 12 on Fox.
How well did ABC do, Nielsen-wise, in its gambit of bowing the Regis Philbin-hosted quizshow "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" as a primetime strip last week?
ABC Entertainment, bracing for dozens of layoffs due to the planned merger with Disney's TV production arm, Monday confirmed the departure of drama veep Stephen Tao, but strongly denied a report on…
After a lengthy search, NBC has named former ABC Entertainment chairman Ted Harbert prexy of the Peacock's fast-growing NBC Studios production arm.
Don Loughery has been named exec veepee of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television.
The NAACP plans to organize a boycott against one of the Big Four webs during the November sweeps, following through on the org's vow to pressure the TV industry into fostering more racial diversity…
Writer-producer Pam Brady ("Just Shoot Me") has inked an overall development deal with Disney's Touchstone TV worth an estimated $6 million over the three-year term.
Tony Jonas, former prexy of Warner Bros. TV, has been elected to a one-year term as prexy of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Russell Myerson has been upped to exec VP and general manager of the WB 100 Plus Station Group, which distributes the WB Network via cable in smaller TV markets.