Gotham-based Sterling Entertainment Group has acquired VidAmerica's library of special-interest programs and B pix. Sterling exec VP Gary Needle was previously VidAmerica's exec VP.
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that Janel Clausen has been promoted to VP of risk management, bumping her up from her assistant treasurer's post.
Universal Pictures' "Heart and Souls," an ensemble fantasy comedy toplined by Robert Downey Jr. ("Chaplin") and directed by Ron Underwood, has begun lensing in Los Angeles.
TCI Cablevision of California has agreed to carry The California Channel, a non-profit statewide public affairs channel, on its systems serving 561,491 cable subscribers in San Jose, Los Angeles and…
Golf pro Peter Jacobson has joined ABC Sports' golf announcing team, where he will serve as an analyst for the network's golf coverage.
Affiliates Regional Communications Ltd. announced late yesterday that it has purchased the 20% general partnership interest in ARC held by cable entrepreneur Bill Daniel's Dansports LP.
America apparently can't get enough of Amy Fisher, as the second and third telefilm versions of her story within a week both drew strong ratings--opposite each other, no less--on ABC and CBS.
Julio and Sandra Macat, twin boys, Alexander Erik and Andreas James, Nov. 11, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father's a director of photography; mother's an actress.
Veteran political reporter Linda Douglass, who announced she was leaving KNBC-TV back in November, has landed at CBS News as a general assignment reporter based at the web's Washington, D.C., bureau.
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette analyst Mark Manson downgraded the Walt Disney Co. shares rating to "moderately attractive" from "buy" mainly on a price basis.