Writer-producer Matt Dearborn has inked a kidvid development deal with Nelvana Communications.
Polygram Television has inked a deal with Elephant Walk Entertainment and veteran Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich to handle the production of its upcoming syndie series "Motown Live."
In an effort to spur the development of interactive digital TV products and services, Microsoft, satcaster DirecTV and two other high-tech firms have reached agreements to acquire a combined 30%…
Warner Bros. TV vet James Botko has been upped to VP of movies and miniseries development.
Gemstar Intl. Group has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against rival program guide distributor United Video Satellite Group, which last week tabled its unsuccessful takeover bid for Gemstar.
Alan Seiffert has been named veepee of business and legal affairs for Fox's Twentieth TV.
Thesp Klea Scott has joined the hunt for serial killers on Fox's "Millennium."
The showbiz PR triumvirate of Bender, Goldman and Helper is breaking up -- sort of.
DreamWorks Television has inked a holding deal with tyro thesp Andy Comeau.
CBS and Turner Broadcasting have snared the TV rights to Sony Pictures' swashbuckler "The Mask of Zorro" in a deal worth an estimated $30 million. The swordplay for the non-pay TV rights to "Zorro"…