Paramount Domestic TV has filled out the production staff for its upcoming syndie talkshow with Howie Mandel, set to bow June 22.
Mitchell Praver has been named senior veepee of new media for National Geographic Ventures.
Not much -- that's how Jerry Springer predicts his show will change under the new non-violence mandate imposed on his racy talker by his studio bosses at Barry Diller's Studios USA.
Ed Grimley, talkshow host? Actor/comedian Martin Short is said to be in talks with King World Prods. to develop a syndie talkshow, possibly for latenight. Reps for Short and King World would not…
Jim Henson Television has inked a two-year, first-look kidvid development pact with the writing-producing team of Dan Angel and Billy Brown.
Best-selling crime novelist James Ellroy ("L.A. Confidential") has inked a deal with Paramount to pen his first TV drama pilot, a project for NBC dubbed "L.A. Sheriff's Homicide."
The "Seinfeld" syndie renewal streamroller is pulling into the Los Angeles market, possibly as early as next week.
While some recoil from Jerry Springer's tawdry shtick, Real Entertainment is reveling in it. The distributor of Springer's "Too Hot for TV" homevideo line is mounting a major national promotional…
Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. is beefing up its presence in Gotham, tapping "Rosie O'Donnell Show" exec producer Hilary Estey McLoughlin to oversee the expansion of its production and development…
Gearing up for the Aug. 31 launch of PaxNet, Paxson Communications has enlisted former Sony Pictures and CBS honcho Jeff Sagansky as a programming consultant to the family-friendly broadcast network.
Hope springs eternal for fans of the "Jerry Springer Show." The latest national Nielsen syndie ratings report indicates that "Springer" loyalists were unfazed by recent allegations that their beloved…