Columbia TriStar Interactive has named Robert Tercek VP of online programming and has tapped Steven Katz technology and production VP. Tercek is an adjunct professor at the USC school of cinema-TV…
In lieu of buying their spectra at an auction, broadcasters would have to pay an annual fee for using the nation's airwaves, according to a measure proposed by Senate Commerce Committee chairman John…
Word has it that Sid Sheinberg's 2-year-old production company, the Bubble Factory, and Universal Studios Inc. are in the process of negotiating out the remainder of their deal, which called for the…
Daily Variety Toronto legit critic Mira Friedlander has been named one of two winners in the Canadian Theater Critics Assn. annual awards for excellence.
NBC's Brillstein-Grey comedy "The Naked Truth" is being revamped again for fall. The show was already reworked once when it moved from ABC to NBC. Now, Michael Saltzman of "Murphy Brown" is the new…
Jeff Frankel has been upped to VP of marketing and product management for King World Direct, a direct-marketing subsidiary of King World Prods. Inc.
The commercial production division of George Lucas' Industrial Light & Magic has tapped Kevin Townsend for the newly created position of VP and general manager, it was announced Monday by Jim Morris…
When "America's Funniest Home Videos" returns to ABC at midseason of the 1997-98 fall campaign, longtime host Bob Saget will not be there. He is being bounced as part of a format change designed to…
Dina Spybey ("SubUrbia"), Lane Smith ("My Cousin Vinny"), Hedy Burress ("Foxfire") and Geoffrey Blake ("Forrest Gump") have agreed to star in the indie pic "Somehow Scituate" for ML Prods.
Children's Broadcasting Corp., in the middle of a legal tussle with Walt Disney Co.'s ABC, agreed to sell its 13 radio stations to Global Broadcasting Co. for $72.5 million, it said Friday.
The national playwrights conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., has selected its playwrights for this year's monthlong development retreat. The conference runs June 29…