Paramount Pictures Corp. has sued actor John Rhys-Davies for allegedly refusing to show up in time for production of the syndicated firstrun series "The Untouchables."
S. Epatha Merkerson and Jill Hennessy have joined the NBC drama "Law & Order, " replacing characters played by Dann Florek and Richard Brooks, respectively, in the Wolf Films-Universal TV cops and…
KYW-TV, the Westinghouse Broadcasting-owned NBC affil in the nation's fourth-largest market of Philadelphia, will go against the grain by pre-empting Peacock prime time fare for a locally produced…
Former CBS exec Robert Wussler is leading a management group partnered with Bill Cosby in his bid to acquire NBC, according to a magazine article that follows a flurry of coverage on the matter…
David Kraft, news director of KTLA's "News at 10," died June 24 of Crohn's disease. Kraft, who had battled the disease since he was 10, was 35.
Paula Askansas has joined Arsenio Hall Communications as director of marketing, coordinating all ad-pub-promo and marketing for the company. Askansas was most recently a senior publicist at CBS and…
Curly Joe DeRita, the last of the bumbling "Three Stooges" comedy team, died July 3 of pneumonia. He was 83.
Disney's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim hockey franchise has inked a deal with Prime Ticket Network to televise 165 games over a five-year period, including home, away and playoff games. The Ducks announced…
Richard G. Pauley, father of "Dateline NBC" co-anchor Jane Pauley, died June 30.
Tribune Co. is in the multimedia publishing business. The Chicago-based media company is spending $ 57 million on Compton's Multimedia Publishing Group, a unit of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. The…
Joseph Wishy, a producer who became known for his documentary programs about the performing arts, died July 3 of amoebic dysentery.