Chris Sloan has been promoted to senior veep of promotions for USA Broadcasting, which is poised to launch its "CityVision" local programming format in four more major TV markets this year.
Nearly six months after his return to daily radio yakking, Michael Jackson is riding high with a strong first quarter Arbitron report card and the prospect of taking his KRLA show into national…
Melissa Lefante has resigned her post as veepee of media and corporate relations for Fox's Twentieth TV syndie arm.
Furthering its expansion into the global TV market, German publishing giant Axel Springer has shelled out an estimated $20 million for a majority stake in indie production-distribution outfit GRB…
Thesp Kevin Sorbo is saying good-bye to "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" and hello to Gene Roddenberry's brand of sci-fi/action TV.
Is "Xena: Warrior Princess" losing some of its kick? The Studios USA actioner got off to a slow start in the frame that overlaps the start of the May sweep (April 29-May 26), ranking seventh among…
The WB Network's WB 100-Plus Station Group has inked its first programming deal with a major distrib outside of the Time Warner family, picking up the weekend rerun rights to "The Pretender" from…
As he marks a half century in showbiz this year, David L. Wolper is returning to his roots in the documentary field with the creation of WolperDox, a specialty production arm dedicated to new docu…
"Cleopatra," the Robert Halmi Sr.-produced miniseries set to air on ABC this month, will have an unusual encore in July when the made-for is offered by satcaster DirecTV as a pay-per-view telecast.
Peter Engel Prods., the source of NBC's Saturday morning teen comedy slate, is branching out into the talent management arena with the formation of Beyond Talent Management.
Rhea Perlman and "Boy Meets World's" Will Friedle and Matt Lawrence have signed to star in "H-E-Double Hockey Sticks," an ABC adaptation of Lucas Foss' 1965 opera "Griffelkin."