ABC has upped Roger Sverdlik to exec VP-national sales manager, the No. 2 post in the network's sales division. Reporting to ABC Sales prexy Marvin Goldsmith, Sverdlik will oversee sales of all…
Independent auteur Roger Corman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Casting Society of America (CSA) at a Nov. 12 midday ceremony at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
SYDNEY — New Zealand’s embattled Prime Minister Jim Bolger disclosed Oct. 2 that his government intends to sell Television New Zealand, its highly profitable three-channel network. Bolger flagged the…
Black Entertainment Television chairman Bob Johnson's $288 million buyout offer for BET Holdings is "inadequate," money manager Mario Gabelli said in an Securities & Exchange Commission filing…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired Wayne Kramer's spec, "Mindhunters" for a low six- against mid-six-figure sum.
Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
Yoram Gross-Village Roadshow, an Aussie-based animation studio, has inked a co-production alliance with EM.TV & Merchandising, a Munich-based distribution and merchandising company, and will partner…
Granite Broadcasting stepped up its station acquisition activity Monday with the purchase of KOFY San Francisco, its second affiliate of the WB netlet, for $174 million.
Director Laurie Knoller will present the feature version of her award-winning short "Hub Cap World" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Chaplin Theater of Raleigh Studios.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…