Showbiz was an early calling for Martin Short, the 1999 recipient of the Banff Television Festival's Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Network Award.
The Linda McCartney story is headed to the small screen as a four-hour CBS miniseries produced by Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures and Lions Gate TV.
Warner Bros. will combine its feature and TV animation divisions under one roof in Sherman Oaks, giving WB TV Animation prexy Jean MacCurdy expanded responsibilities for overseeing the physical…
Caroline James has been upped to executive in charge of production for Steven Bochco Prods.
Former Disney Telefilms veepee Ricka Fisher has been named prexy of Salma Hayek's Ventanarosa Prods.
David LaFountaine has been named senior veep of advertising and promotion for Paramount Domestic TV.
Randy Quaid and Whoopi Goldberg have been cast in Robert Halmi's Emerald Isle extravaganza, "Leprechauns," set to air as a four-hour NBC miniseries in November.
Jeffrey Glaser has been upped to veep of creative affairs in 20th Century Fox TV's drama wing.
The FX cabler has picked up the off-network rights to the Chris Carter drama "Millennium," which was recently canceled after three seasons on Fox.
Norman Lear has inked a deal with Film Roman to develop an animated comedy series that takes an irreverent look at the aging process.
Jenny Hontz is ankling as TV editor of Variety and Daily Variety to become veepee of creative affairs for Disney's Buena Vista TV Prods.