Speculation about Oprah Winfrey's plans for continuing her popular talkshow, which arises every two years with accompanying temporary damage to the stock price of the show's distributor, King World…
Plans to liberalize Oz media ownership laws were officially relegated to the too-hard basket Tuesday, owing to intense lobbying and public bickering by Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer, Izzy Asper and…
Competing against ABC's "Monday Night Football" premiere in most of the country, UPN lost 19% of its Monday viewers in week two of its fall schedule.
While network news divisions are churning out reams of coverage of the death of Diana, entertainment execs at the Big Four say they are not planning any new telefilms on the turbulent life of the…
While Columbia TriStar TV president Eric Tannenbaum announced Kim Haswell's promotion to senior vice president of comedy series development, Haswell reports to exec VP Helene Michaels, contrary to…
It looks increasingly as though Carolco, the Sequel, will become a reality. Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, the former partners in the high-flying indie, have been in intense discussions in Budapest…
While many Americans were firing up their last summer barbecue over Labor Day, dozens of Hollywoodites descended on Hawaii for the four-day Maui Writers' Conference.
Peter Salmon has been appointed controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's main TV channel. Salmon currently is director of programs for the ITV station Granada TV, but he previously worked for 12 years at…
DaVida Plummer has jumped from KCOP (where she was executive producer of the UPN affiliate's nightly news) to KCAL, where she will serve as senior exec producer of the station's "Prime 9 News" block.
Iranian writer-director Majid Majida took home the most prestigious hardware Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony at the Montreal World Film Festival, winning the top prize, the Grand Prix of…