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?
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.
After a lengthy search, NBC has named former ABC Entertainment chairman Ted Harbert prexy of the Peacock's fast-growing NBC Studios production arm.
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…
Don Loughery has been named exec veepee of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Veteran KTLA reporter Stan Chambers was hospitalized Thursday after the news van he was riding in rolled over on State Highway 91 near Riverside as Chambers was en route to cover a high-speed police…