Warner Bros. has gotten its "Fix," picking up 25-year-old scripter Mark Bomback's spec screenplay for Jerry Weintraub to produce, sources said Wednesday.
The standard sitcom often presents a certain disparity between fact and truth. The sitcom is frequently identified as a star vehicle: an established star might play a character not unlike his or her…
Bill Schultz, exec VP at Film Roman and the No. 2 man under prexy and CEO Phil Roman at the animation producer, has resigned his post effective June 30 but will remain with the company part-time as a…
Broadcasters are prepared to cave in over content-based TV ratings. Under a new plan backed by the National Assn. of Broadcasters, the current age-based ratings system would add symbols giving…
Shirley Knight, a 1997 Tony nominee for "The Young Man From Atlanta," won two Emmys last year. The first came the Saturday night before the telecast for her guest appearance on "NYPD Blue."
Suzanne Malveaux has been named NBC News network correspondent. She will be based in D.C. and will begin her assignment in mid-June.
Network sellers seemed pleased with their take in the annual upfront ad derby, with total sales in primetime estimated at about $6.2 billion, about 8.8% ahead of last year's $5.7 billion.
Miramax Films has renewed its distribution agreement with Alliance Releasing, a subsid of Canada's Alliance Communications Corp. Under the pact, announced Wednesday, Alliance will release 80 Miramax…
The 16-month-old management team at MCA Records has made another mark on the growing label by restructuring several key departments. The move, which had been planned for several months, will…
Jack Klugman, nominated four times for "Quincy, M.E." and the winner of two Emmys for "The Odd Couple," is proudest of his first statuette for "The Black List," an episode of "The Defenders."
Robert Pisano is vice chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. His title was incorrect in Wednesday’s story.