"Hercules" and "Xena" vet Liz Friedman has been upped to prexy of TV for Renaissance Pictures in a flurry of TV exec promotions and appointments at the production company headed by partners Sam Raimi…
CBS News prexy Andrew Heyward has inked a new deal that will keep him at the helm of the Eye web's news operations for at least another three years.
UPN is looking to catch viewers "RedHanded." The weblet, in need of midseason replacement series to prop up its faltering primetime sked, has ordered six episodes of the hidden camera vehicle…
Consolidation in the sat-TV market continued Monday when DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics agreed to pay $1.3 billion in stock or cash to acquire U.S. Satellite Broadcasting.
"Family Guy" + post-Super Bowl timeslot + "The Simpsons" with Rupert Murdoch guesting = Fox's Jan. 31 game plan for launching what the web hopes will be its next big animated sitcom.
After illuminating the human drama that unfolds inside law firms, hospitals and small-town America, producer David E. Kelley has turned his attention to high-tech gumshoes.
Spanish-lingo cabler Galavision is becoming increasingly conversant in English and Spanglish as it courts Hispanic Gen-Xers. The Univision-owned channel will add three more bilingual series to its…
Satcaster U.S. Satellite Broadcasting saw its stock price soar nearly 40% Wednesday on rumors of an impending acquisition by DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics.
Stone Stanley Prods. has beefed up its management team with the promotion of company vet Heidi Cayn Friedman to senior veep of production and the appointment of David Decker as VP of business affairs.
Marc Rosenweig has been upped to senior veep of programming and production, East Coast, for King World Prods.
In a highly unusual move for a Big Three O&O group, the 14 CBS-owned stations are brushing aside regularly skedded programming to carry at least three 30-minute infomercials this month in the…