A Federal Communications Commission ethics officer is investigating whether FCC staffers improperly solicited donations from industry groups for a going-away party for outgoing chairman Al Sikes.
Lucy Johnson has been elevated to VP, daytime programs and non-network special projects, at CBS Entertainment, expanding her responsibility to include developing daytime programs for firstrun…
Following a reshuffle at New Zealand's largest production facility, Avalon NFU Studios, managing director Reg Russ has been moved sideways to make room for Gary Mollard, brought in from outside the…
Warner Bros. has renewed a second talker for fall, with the distrib announcing Friday it has picked up "The Jane Whitney Show" for the '93-94 season after securing clearances in 19 of the top 20…
Ray Jacobs, principal at Jacobs & Gerber Inc., is leaving the specialized ad agency he co-founded 20 years ago to finish writing his book.
Cannell Distribution Co. will roll out "Viper," a new one-hour firstrun drama series created by Stephen Cannell, at next week's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab.
Nick and Shelly Stevens, a boy, Henry Pierce, Dec. 16, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica.
Producer Beth Sullivan has been sued by her former agent for allegedly failing to pay commissions on projects including the new CBS series "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman."
Tracy Ellis has joined E! Entertainment Television as director, affiliate marketing. Before joining E!, Ellis worked in publicity for Tiburon Entertainment Inc.
Rysher Entertainment has committed to a second syndie season of "Prime Suspect," a homegrown KNBC-TV show that started off in Los Angeles as "Murder One."