CanWest's Izzy Asper has described as "academic" a late bid for the Aussie Ten Network by representatives of Rupert Murdoch.
After protracted negotiations, International Creative Management officials confirmed yesterday that InterTalent Agency topper Bill Block and 12 of his associates have joined ICM, as expected (Daily…
Vince Neil, former lead singer for heavy metal band Motley Crue, is seeking a court declaration that he is, and has been entitled to remain, lead singer despite being fired by the other three band…
KCBS-TV will provide a two-week access test in December for Genesis Entertainment's proposed fall '93 reality strip "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol," the station and distrib confirmed yesterday.
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has quietly rolled out the off-net sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" in Los Angeles, with the distrib eying a fall 1994 syndie premiere for the series…
Black Entertainment TV is investigating how to recoup some $ 700,000 that it says were "unauthorized payments" by the fledgling cable company .
Five finalists have been selected in the 1992 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards competition from a field of over 100 entrants from nine U. of California campuses.
Norm Gunzenhauser and Tom Seeley have resigned as exec producers on the NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," which stars David Keith and Bill Nunn.
The Hollywood tradition of sealing deals with a handshake is again about to be put to the legal test. Odyssey Distributors Ltd. has sued Ed Pressman, claiming the producer reneged on a $ 5 million…
THE JOKEY BLURB ON THE DUST JACKET of the new book "This Is Orson Welles" states that the subject's "biography can be no briefer than the length of this book." At 533 pages, however, the expanse of…
ABC has taken expected scheduling steps affecting three nights of programming , shelving "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" in favor of reality series and deploying Roseanne and Tom Arnold-produced…