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…
ABC is going bilingual for the first time outside of sports telecasts with the Sept. 25 network TV preem of the biopic "Selena."
Alex Kreisler Weinberger has been named director of development for Bruce Helford's Mohawk Prods.
Broadcasting vet John Moczulski has been named veep of programming and marketing for the CBS Television Stations.
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…
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…
Fox's "King of the Hill" and HBO's "Todd McFarlane's Spawn" took animated program honors as the creative arts Emmy trophies were handed out Saturday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Promotion, promotion, promotion -- that's what ABC and UPN were jazzed about last week as the Alphabet web's quizshow "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" continued to climb while UPN's "WWF Smackdown!"…