Peacock sales veteran Ray Heacox has been named prexy and general manager of KNBC Los Angeles (Daily Variety , Feb. 18).
Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, and Pax TV parent Paxson Communications are finding common ground with station deals in smaller TV markets.
Judy Pastore is replacing Eddie October as an exec producer and the daily showrunner on "The Roseanne Show."
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
Bryant Gumbel's Dunbar Prods. is producing a 13-week roundtable talkshow series for pubcasters dubbed "The Reading Club," to be hosted by longtime Gotham news anchor Carol Martin.
A potential TV courtroom standoff has been averted now that Judy Sheindlin, aka Judge Judy, apparently has come to terms on a contract renegotiation with Big Ticket Television, the producer of her…
Fox Family Worldwide, the kidvid partnership of News Corp. and Saban Entertainment, is among the media concerns circling King World, the indie syndie distrib whose stock price ran up more than 20%…
In a bid to boost revenue and its relevance to showbizzers, CBS-owned KCBS has signed Eleanor Mondale as the anchor of a daily entertainment news segment to be incorporated into the station's 5 p.m…
The clock is ticking for "The Howie Mandel Show." The Paramount-produced syndie talker is going on a four-week production hiatus at the end of this month. Chances of its return are slim, based on the…
Looking to pounce on the primetime animation boom, Stone Stanley Prods. has inked a deal with animator Walter Santucci to develop a TV series based on his "Evil Cat" character.