Tara McCann has been upped to head of television for Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. She'll also serve as Coppola's producing partner on TV projects.
Maybe they'll call it "Come See About Me." Diana Ross' Anaid Films has inked a deal with ABC to produce a four-hour miniseries chronicling "her spectacular rise to fame and her early, unparalleled…
Broadcasting veteran Rick Feldman has been named chief operating officer of USA Broadcasting, which is poised for a dramatic transformation as USA speeds the rollout of its "CityVision" format.
Nascent radio satcaster XM Satellite Radio has received a $250 million vote of confidence from a new group of investors that includes such strategic allies as General Motors, radio giant Clear…
European TV powerhouse SBS Broadcasting moved once again to broaden its media footprint on the Continent with the inking of a strategic alliance with Europe's largest private cable operator United…
Amid the latest furor over the talkshow, Barry Diller's USA Networks has moved to extricate itself from the controversy by quietly shopping the "Jerry Springer Show" to smaller indie distribs such as…
Rupert Murdoch has decided to keep the reruns of two of Twentieth TV's most popular network primetime series, "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice," within the Fox umbrella by funneling them to FX.
Major League Baseball's top stars are going to bat for a new animated kidvid series from Marc Platt Prods. and Hearst Entertainment.
Trey Callaway and Michael Katleman have signed on as exec producers of Tim Burton's upcoming drama skein "Lost in Oz" from Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
Ratings for the fight-free "Jerry Springer Show" headed south last week, as the host himself came out against distrib Studios USA's latest effort to clean up the raunchy syndie talker.
Universal has flown the coop, but producer Edward R. Pressman is vowing to keep the syndie drama "The Crow: Stairway to Heaven" aloft for a second season with new financial partners and possibly a…