The XFL, two weeks away from kickoff, is almost certain to charge onto the field with -- in television terms -- the best opening day in the history of any new professional sports league. But its…
Continuing its high-profile campaign against Barry Williams, who stars in Troika Entertainment's non-Equity road production of "The Sound of Music," Actors' Equity announced last week in New York…
The Screen Actors Guild's national board has tapped president William Daniels and a dozen other activist members for its negotiating committee handling upcoming film-TV contract talks with studios…
ABC is giving Barbara Walters an extra lifeline on Friday nights. Alphabet web has decided to shift the Friday edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" from 8 to 9 p.m., starting Feb. 2. Laffers…
Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable has taken some dramatic steps into TV production via its new production unit Produce Plus, which has a vast slate of projects in various stages of production.
The Museum of Television & Radio has announced a three-month screening sked for "Traffik," the 5-1/2-hour British TV series from which this year's USA Films drug drama "Traffic" was adapted.
FROM SUNDANCEMark Canton's the Canton Co. and Senator Entertainment have brought on "Scary Movie" scribes Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer to develop an "unromantic" comedy with Frank Coraci…
Cabler USA Network has pacted with director Brett Ratner to exec produce "Kung Pow," a martial arts action hour.
Jan Froshaug is to retire in April after 14 years as managing director of the Egmont Foundation and CEO of the Egmont Group.
Memo to the feds: You worry about your business, we'll worry about ours. That was the overriding opinion of execs in the kid-TV biz at a panel Wedensday titled "The ABC's of Kid-Friendly TV."
FROM SUNDANCENancy Sullivan has been tapped senior VP of media relations at Jimmy and Doug's Farmclub.com, the Universal-backed digital music site.