Donald Kvares, a playwright, died May 4 of complications from diabetes.
'In the Line of Duty: Standoff at Waco' 17.7/27 NBC torched the competition in Sunday's Nielsen overnights with the made-for-sweeps quickie. The Peacock net also posted a 10.5/17 from 7-9 p.m. with…
CBS has set a midseason pickup on the Paramount Network TV sitcom "Bob," as expected (Daily Variety, May 21). The Bob Newhart series didn't make the cut for the fall schedule after averaging a 9.7…
Jill Green has been named senior veepee, creative advertising, for 20th Century Fox, effective June 1.
Palme D'Or (shared): "The Piano" (Jane Campion, director; Australia), "Farewell to My Concubine" (Chen Kaige; Hong Kong).
Ballots for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will now be mailed June 14 instead of June 9, as previously announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Ballots still must be returned to…
"Indecent Proposal" has given Paramount its best Japan opening this year with $ 1.6 million in 121 bedrooms in its first two days with $ 13,491 per screen, the studio said Monday.
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Rentrak Corp. posted a net loss of $ 895,061 (10 cents per share) for the year ended March 31. That compares to a net loss of $ 232,721 (3 cents) in the previous year.
Jeff Kline has been promoted to VP of drama development at Columbia Pictures TV, reporting to Jeff Wachtel, who recently was upped to exec VP of creative affairs, overseeing both comedy and drama.
Howard Goldberg, talent agent and founding partner of Innovative Artists, died Sunday from AIDS complications in Los Angeles. He was 40.