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."
With production set to begin at the end of the summer, Carl Franklin has dropped out of helming "Brokedown Palace" for Fox 2000.
Miramax Intl. has promoted Cedric Jeanson to senior vice president of distribution from veepee of sales.
The TV content ratings stirred up discontent in D.C. again Tuesday as a triumphant press conference was quickly announced and then even more quickly canceled, and industry mavens debated the trauma…
"Moesha's" Marcus T. Paulk has been tapped to host a series of specials for the Paramount Stations Group as part of a kid-oriented public service initiative involving Viacom's broadcast and…
In preparation for the expansion of its "E! News Daily" program from 30 minutes to an hour next Monday, E! Entertainment TV has signed Gina St. John as a co-anchor with Steve Kmetko, who has anchored…
In a business obsessed with youth, newly appointed ABC Entertainment chairman Stu Bloomberg took the unusual step Tuesday of touting his age, 47, as one of the main attributes he brings to the job.
Despite its prodigious growth in recent years, U.S. gay cinema --- discounting such mainstream studio efforts as "The Birdcage" and "Philadelphia" --- has yet to break out of very specific niche…
Just don't call him the Fresh Prince. Rapper Will Smith, whose warbling of the title track to the Columbia Pictures film "Men In Black" has reestablished the recording artist-turned-actor as a…
Polygram Television, the broadcast division of the Dutch entertainment conglomerate, has snapped up U.S. distribution rights to "Total Recall: The Series," a $27 million, 22-episode primetime…
After "Cats" set the record Thursday for Broadway's longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber, seated, performs "Cat Morgan Takes a Stand," a song written for, but never used in, the show.