Veteran ABC News producer Betsy West is jumping to CBS News to tackle the new position of vice president for primetime news programming.
Comedian Tommy Davidson has become a regular feature on "The Magic Hour" starting this week.
A four-day conference at the second annual Hollywood Film Festival will feature more than 100 industry experts at a series of seminars Aug. 6-9 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Esai Morales and James Marshall have been cast for lead roles in the feature "Doomsday," from Symphony Pictures.
David Ensor, an 18-year veteran of ABC News, has resigned to join CNN as a Washington-based correspondent.
Ron Silver is moving into "Veronica's Closet" as part of a second-season renovation of the Kirstie Alley sitcom.
Dutch-based Endemol Entertainment has taken a 51% share in Helkon Media, the Munich-based distributor/producer and licenser.
The exec committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has voted not to renew the contract of executive director James L. Loper, who has held the position for 15 years.
TNT has signed Bill Pullman to star in and make his directorial debut on an adaptation of "The Virginian."
Castle Rock Entertainment has acquired "The Eyes of the Wicked," a pitch by producer Harry Colomby and writer David Black.
Bookended by two high-profile Cannes movies -- Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and French sleeper hit "The Dreamlife of Angels" -- the 52nd Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 16-30) features a strong…