Although UPN comedy "Moesha" has only been on the air for a year, Worldvision Enterprises last week began meeting with station groups about selling off-net rights to the sitcom for the year 2000, the…
Turner Original Prods. has signed a deal with Silence Film Prods. for an hour-long docu "CIA" (working title) from executive producer Richard Linklater and producer Sasha Alpert.
Universal Television has inked a multiyear comedy development deal with writer-producer Mark Driscoll. According to sources familiar with the deal, Driscoll signed a two-year, $4 million pact with an…
Uber-manager Bernie Brillstein and his agent Dan Strone of William Morris have sent a proposal around to publishers titled "I Have to Stop Doing This Before I Go Blind," touted as "an entertainment…
Longtime KIIS radio marketing exec Karen Lamas Tobin has jumped to KNBC-TV as director of marketing communications, a position that will find her overseeing all of the station's media, publicity and…
Amidst upheaval within his own Really Useful Group, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has hired an ally and adviser: John Reid, the British music impresario who has guided the career of Elton John through…
Time Warner Inc. awarded its top execs a bunch of new stock options, but no pay raises in 1996, despite what the entertainment giant considered to be "major strategic and financial
Producer Saul Zaentz recalled the one day he missed of shooting "The English Patient." While Zaentz was away in London, director Anthony Minghella broke his ankle, forcing the helmer to leave the set…
Concluding a long search, the Disney Channel has hired Shirley Powell as its new VP of media relations, adding another cog to its restructured executive team under prexy Anne Sweeney.
Chuck James has ankled Paradigm to join the Gersh Agency as a senior agent in the talent department, bringing several acting clients with him.
Regal Cinemas Inc. is expanding in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, buying Magic Cinemas LLC's five theaters for $24.5 million.