Former Virginia Gov. Gerald L. Baliles has been nominated to become the next PBS chairman.
BBC's new director-general, John Birt, walked into a storm this weekend when a newspaper revealed he was being paid by the pubcaster as a freelance consultant rather than a full-time employee…
Budget-slashing director general ofthe BBC finds himself in hot water over a compensation arrangement that allowed him to pay less income tax; French exhib Gaumont's earnings drop; and Sunset + Vine…
Twentieth TV has signed former "Roc" exec producer Jeff Abugov to an exclusive overall deal to develop and produce TV shows under his Jart Prods. banner.
ABC has scheduled the Oliver Stone-produced limited series "Wild Palms" to air on four successive nights, April 25-28, just prior to the May sweeps.
Malcolm Vaughan, formerly VP of Twentieth TV Intl.'s European division, has been appointed managing director of a new TV distribution company set up by U.K. producer Sunset+Vine.
Fox News's first foray into prime time programming is one step closer to the air. Sources at the news division confirmed that both Ron Reagan and Andria Hall will be correspondents for the prime time…
Negotiations will get under way tomorrow in New York for a new three-year phonograph recording contract between the American Federation of TV & Radio Artists and the major record companies. The…
Eileen Lomis has replaced Allen Elrod as VP of domestic distribution for the Western division of Columbia Pictures.
Pay TV service Canal Plus Spain became the first Spanish terrestrial network to go satellite yesterday with the debut of two thematic pay channels, Cinemania and Documania, devoted exclusively to…
David Marconi, writer/director of Arrow Entertainment's upcoming release "The Harvest," has signed to write a political thriller for Hollywood Pictures-based Simpson-Bruckheimer Prods.