With "Dateline" making itself at home on Mondays this summer, NBC has established a comfortable advantage in primetime Nielsens for June 16-22, the first post-basketball week of the rerun season.
BC's decision to name Stu Bloomberg to lead its beleaguered entertainment division may have surprised some industry execs. But few were startled to learn the network had installed another exec over…
Gentlemen, start your engines: The latenight horse race between Columbia TriStar's new syndie strip "Vibe" and Buena Vista Television's "Keenen Ivory Wayans" begins Aug. 4.
Tom Arnold, set to return to series TV this fall on the WB Network, will get a preseason workout next month as host of a live Fourth of July special syndicated by Tribune Entertainment.
Former Universal Pictures production VP Carr D'Angelo has been tapped as VP of production for producer Lorne Michaels' Paramount-based Broadway Pictures.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television has presented screenwriting awards to five students for work completed during the 1996-97 professional program in screenwriting.
Marcus Nispel, an award-winning commercial and vid helmer, is in final talks to direct his first feature with "S.W.A.T." for TriStar Pictures, sources said Tuesday.
Deborah Kaplan has been named director of development for Warner Bros. TV's Bright/Kauffman/Crane Prods., which produces NBC's "Friends" and the upcoming "Veronica's Closet."
Oliver Platt and Stanley Tucci will stow away on "Ship of Fools," a screwball comedy that Tucci wrote and will helm for Fox Searchlight.
CLT-UFA Intl., Gaumont Television and Village Roadshow Pictures have teamed with South Pacific Pictures to produce "Tales of the South Seas," a one-hour action-adventure series based on Jack London's…