Veteran broadcaster Michael Lattin has been hired as head of Australian cabler Optus TV, effective today.
In winning her third straight comedy actress honor for her leading role in NBC's "Mad About You," Hunt became the first performer ever to get the nod from Oscar and Emmy in the same year.
The Fox sitcoms "Living in Captivity" and "Getting Personal" have shown glimmers of life with their Friday season premieres.
"Still Struttin'," a biographical musical revue starring Maybin Hewes and Kay Freeman, kicks off a Cinegrill run on Sunday as part of a series of Sunday "high tea" performances.
TV Azteca, aiming to beef up its slate of gameshows, has inked a deal with King World Intl. to produce a local version of the long-running U.S. hit "Jeopardy."
Academy Award-winning thesp Cuba Gooding Jr. is in negotiations to star opposite Skeet Ulrich in the Morgan Creek/Warner Bros. adventure suspense pic "Chill Factor," about two men who must keep a…
Rupert Murdoch's $1.04 billion bid for the Manchester United soccer club may still fall short of being signed, sealed and delivered.
Scandinavian Broadcasting System has appointed Bart Soepnel vice president of program acquisitions for all of its channels.
Veteran CNN reporter John Holliman, who won fame and critical kudos for his on-scene reports from Baghdad during the Gulf War, died Saturday in a car accident outside Atlanta. He was 49.
Ted Turner has outbid Rupert Murdoch and Barry Diller for the cable TV rights to "Seinfeld" in a fierce auction that has driven the price of the show to more than $100 million. The parties to the…
Mark Shapiro's new play, "Retribution," has finally been shepherded to the Lambs Theater Off Broadway, with Dennis Christopher and Jack Laufer attached to star.