Kim Paul Friedman, who has been exec producer of KTTV's "Good Day L.A." morning show since it premiered last June, resigned Friday with the two-hour program languishing in last place.
Giampaolo Sodano, former president of Italian pubcaster RAI-2, has been named director general of Sacis, RAI's foreign sales arm. He replaces Leopoldo Brescia.
For all the posturing and complaining that preceded it, the Carsey-Werner Co. and ABC came to terms rather quickly on a renewal of "Roseanne" that will extend the high-rated sitcom three more years…
The full 10-member U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has agreed to consider whether laws against "indecent" broadcast and cable programming are constitutional.
Pilot orders continue to gradually fly out of network hangars, with more than 60 series hopefuls now on tap from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co.
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"In the Name of the Father" took the top prize, but it was British director Ken Loach's gritty drama "Ladybird Ladybird" that dominated awards at the 44th Berlin Intl. Film Festival, which closed…
Lifetime is about to pony up about $ 16.4 million for the cable rights to the 164 half-hours of "Designing Women," making it the channel's biggest rerun-sitcom purchase.
MGM has acquired the film rights to Brit rookie novelist Linda Davis' upcoming book "Nest of Vipers," the studio confirmed Friday.
Spy, the irreverent monthly that gave new meaning to the journalistic principle of afflicting the comfortable, is throwing in the towel after several failed attempts to find a buyer.
If the earthquake didn't pound Santa Monica hard enough, more than 5,000 film buyers and sellers who are headed here this week for the American Film Market might finish the job.