Wendy Fishman has joined CBS Entertainment as director, daytime programs, East Coast. She was an exec producer at E! Entertainment Television, working on such shows as “Pure Soap” and “Inside Word.”…
Michael Douglas has set up a new production company with former New Regency Prods. prexy Steven Reuther, folding Stonebridge Prods., his Columbia-based production company, in the process.
CBS Inc. has filed a trademark infringement suit against two brothers who plan to open a chain of restaurants named Television City.
The Wednesday premiere of "The House of the Spirits" at the Century Plaza will benefit the American Cinematheque's programming fund.
Brandon Tartikoff has inked a deal with cable network E! Entertainment Television that gives the former Paramount Pictures and NBC Entertainment topper use of E!'s production facilities as a…
Two Warner Bros. outfits, New Regency Prods. and Arnold Kopelson Prods., picked up the rights Wednesday to "Executive Privilege," a Washington, D.C.-set thriller penned by two unproduced Chicago…
Former “Golden Girl” Rue McClanahan has been cast in the CBS pilot “Days Like This,” a comedy set around a women’s magazine and starring Mo Gaffney and Lisa Amsterdam. The project is from Castle Rock…
Ensuring the preservation of over-the-air radio and TV will be a top priority for Reed Hundt in his new post as FCC chairman, he told broadcasters attending the National Assn. of Broadcasters…
Undaunted by a dismal recent B.O. track record, encouraged by Universal homevideo bankability and generally determined to cut themselves a piece of the huge Disney profit pie, distribs are going for…
The European Commission said Wednesday that it would take legal action against the United Kingdom for failing to implement correctly the European Union's Television Without Frontiers directive. This…
Cari-Esta Albert, exec veepee at Sean Daniel and Jim Jacks' U-based Alphaville, will be leaving her post there to become a producer in her own right.