King World's "Rolonda" is the first talkshow to land Tonya Harding as a guest. The controversial figure skater will appear on the May 3 episode, which may be aired live. Harding will be paid an…
Zev Braun Pictures, already involved with movie and miniseries adaptations of the Tonya Harding and Menendez cases, has put together an ambitious development slate that also features a major TNT…
Christian Slater, who turned heads in 1988's "Heathers" and currently is on the big screen in Paramount's "Jimmy Hollywood," has signed with Brillstein-Grey. Brad Grey and Brian Swardstrom will…
This year's Tony Awards will include, for the first time, separate prizes for best revival of a musical and a play. The decision was approved Thursday by the Tony administration committee.
Britain's Prince Andrew gave a royal kickoff Thursday to UK/LA 1994, a two-month arts festival throughout the Los Angeles area that will include productions by the Royal National Theater and the…
NBC will try to counter ABC and CBS' miniseries assault with a mix of made-fors and theatricals during the May sweeps, including broadcast premieres of "Cape Fear,""Thelma & Louise" and "Final…
KCBS-TV has hired TV news vet Bob Navarro as editorials and station affairs director. Navarro is among a spate of recent Hispanic hires the station has made.
Displaying a new enthusiasm for British films, United Intl. Pictures has picked up Ken Loach's latest opus, "Ladybird, Ladybird," for distribution in the U.K. This will be the first Loach movie to be…
Time Warner AudioBooks announced Thursday it will release books on tape based on works by sci-fi notable Philip K. Dick, as well as projects in association with George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd. as the…
Hoping to accelerate consumer interest in "The Lion King," Disney will take the unusual step of putting tickets on sale almost two months before the animated feature is released.
Jay Craven's Caledonia Pictures may suddenly find itself looking for product.