Landing his first starring role in a major studio feature, Michael Vartan has been tapped to co-star opposite Drew Barrymore in Fox 2000's "Never Been Kissed."
In a restructuring of affiliate relations, the WB television network has upped Hal Protter to senior VP, head of affiliate relations, and named Jenny Sanders manager of affiliate relations.
Maurizio Carlotti, the managing director and general manager of Spanish netlet Tele 5, looks likely to become managing director of Silvio Berlusconi's giant TV group Mediaset.
Praisery owner Harry Clein and producer Sam Pollard will produce a screen version of Joe Calarco's Off Broadway hit "R&J."
Scribe Scott Rosenberg, whose material ranges from guns 'n' ammo in "Con Air" to soul-searching in "Beautiful Girls," has inked a deal worth $1.75 million to write and produce the road movie "A…
WNBC has claimed bragging rights in its ongoing battle for local-news dominance with WABC by announcing Thursday that it has lured away WABC's political correspondent Jay DeDapper.
Rolling Stone brass was edgy on Thursday upon learning that copies of their much-hyped serialization of "A Man in Full," the forthcoming Tom Wolfe novel, had leaked out via fax all over Gotham.
Time Warner would divest its 30% stake in Primestar if such a move would help the beleaguered satcaster win federal approval of its long-delayed plan to acquire crucial satellite TV assets from News…
The authority on the book publishing industry is now on the Web. R.R. Bowker's Literary Market Place launched its online directory of U.S. and international publishers, and publishing services…
"Darkness Peering" were the two words on the lips of most of Gotham's publishing types Wednesday night.
TV Guide's brand name will move onto both domestic and international cable systems as a result of News Corp.'s $2 billion cash-and-stock sale of the mag to a Tele-Communications Inc. affiliate…