The syndie strip "America's Dumbest Criminals" is being retooled going into its third season, nabbing a new production company, co-host and set.
Walt Disney's Buena Vista TV has quietly cleared TV stations in 50% of the country for the syndicated re-runs of "Unhappily Ever After," the WB Network sitcom from the creators of "Married With…
Sports-marketing company the Marquee Group has bought Tollin/Robbins Prods., which produces the half-hour HBO comedy "Arli$$."
Allegro Films and Carla Singer Prods. kicked off lensing last week in Montreal on "Dead Ahead," a thriller set to air on TNT early next year.
Mark Sourian, a former assistant to exec Glenn Williamson at DreamWorks, has joined New Regency Prods. as story editor.
Western Intl. Syndication has given a firm go to "Field Trip" series for fall 1998.
The Writers Guild of America West has reached a collective bargaining agreement with Fox Television for writers on four animated programs, bringing them up to parity with writers of live-action shows.
The Fox Kids Network has tapped Patricia La Vigne as veep of on-air promotions.
Warner Bros. has bought syndicated programming from Studios USA, Western Intl., Bohbot Entertainment and Steven Cannell to flesh out its 24-hour WeB service.
Ellen Schned has joined Bravo Network as director of national accounts. In her new job, Schned will handle corporate affiliate sales and marketing.
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Linda Johns as senior vice president of human resources.
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