UPN has cemented its affiliation deals with the A.H. Belo station group, landing a new primary affiliate in Spokane, Wash., and inking long-term renewals with two other Belo outlets in midsize…
Damon Wayans has sealed a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce and star in a comedy series for Fox Broadcasting Co., confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, Aug. 18).
Joe Davola has been named executive producer of "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show." Davola comes to Buena Vista TV's new syndie latenight strip from Dreamworks Television, where he helped establish the…
Merv Griffin has sided with Sony Pictures Entertainment in its legal battle with King World Prods. over the gameshow "Hollywood Squares."
A spicy "Gumbo" and smooth "R&B '98" specials are headed for syndication. House of Blues Entertainment and the Larry Thompson Organization are teaming to produce a new weekly music/pop culture hour…
Agreeing to pay an estimated $350 million for the storied Los Angeles Dodgers, Fox Thursday laid the cornerstone of what is expected to become a U.S. sports empire, designed to complement News…
Sam Haskell, head of West Coast TV operations for William Morris Agency, has been elected to a one-year term as president of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society.
Fox O&O KTTV's new Monday-to-Friday daytime lineup bows Sept. 8 with the 10 a.m. kickoff of the syndie strip "Home Team With Terry Bradshaw."
Paramount Stations Group has struck a deal to acquire another UPN affiliate. PSG said Friday it has an agreement with Centennial Communications to buy UHF outlet WGNT in the 40th-ranked TV market of…
In the latest round of a 14-year fight, the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. and the National Assn. of Broadcasters have asked a federal appeals court to order the FCC to kill its so-called…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
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