Barry Kemp knows about creating sitcoms, both for established comedy stars ("Newhart,")"Delta") and for actors new to the comedy field ("Coach"). He's not sure which is easier.
Hearst Entertainment and Transactional Media Inc. have formed a partnership to develop and distribute programming with a direct marketing bent, much along the lines of ABC's recently completed test…
The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced nominees for the 40th annual Golden Reel Awards, to be presented March 20 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
In a typical week in January, the national prime-time Nielsen Top 30 ratings included 14 situation comedies; four news shows; four reality programs; three movies; one variety reunion; and, count 'em…
Comedian Paul Reiser realized he could think like a producer when he made a key decision on a HBO special he was making.
It started with a phone call from then-Paramount chief BrandonTartikoff.
In its second season on ABC, "Home Improvement"--with comic Tim Allen as a macho Mr. Fix-it, whose solution to every household problem is "More power!"--has become a solid Top 10 hit.
Oscar-winning lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed chairman of the 65th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball Committee. This will be Bergman's second time as chair of the Ball, to be held at the…
Josh Elbaum has joined MGM International TV Distribution as VP, overseeing sales of movies and TV product, supervising daily operations and assisting president Gary Marenzi in strategic planning…
Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland N.V. has sued Kodiak Films and its owner, Wolf Schmidt, for failing to pay a loan balance of about $ 15.45 million.