CBS and 20th Century Fox TV are close to a deal with Arsenio Hall to star in a three-episode arc of the frosh action comedy "Martial Law," which may lead to a permanent role on the show.
Chris-Craft Industries got a couple of breaks in reporting a 221% increase in third-quarter earnings, including United Paramount Network's delaying the premiere of its fall schedule to early October.
Jonathan Wald has been upped to senior broadcast producer for "NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw," while Ben Sherwood has been named senior producer of the newscast.
Aussie helmer Geoffrey Wright has signed to direct the slasher thriller "Cherry Falls" for Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films.
Paramount Network TV has inked a five-year overall deal with TV director Andy Ackerman ("Seinfeld") worth an estimated $12 million to $15 million.
Hongkong Telecom's interactive television service (iTV) on Tuesday launched News-on-Demand in conjunction with Reuters and terrestrial broadcaster Asia Television (ATV).
After six years of not making money and little or no audience growth, Gateway's Candlewood Playhouse is about to close its doors.
The buzz at Wednesday's L.A. Superior Court hearing in Garry Shandling's case against Brad Grey was about the mystery man in the courtroom.
For the third consecutive week, rap artist Jay-Z topped the album sales chart with nearly 186,000 copies of his Def Jam Records disc "Vol. II ... Hard Knock Life," according to sales data released…
Private station TVN is in trouble. Lackluster ratings, management squabbles and regulatory problems may be threatening the life of a once promising venture.
Actor and avid golfer Samuel L. Jackson has been signed to host the "1999 ESPY Awards," the seventh annual ESPN gala honoring excellence in sports.