Daytime diva Vanessa Marcil is checking out of ABC's "General Hospital" and is in final negotiations to move into the primetime ZIP code of "Beverly Hills, 90210.''
CNN International is planning to team with a local partner, Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable, to launch a pay TV news service for Spain called CNN Plus.
Robert DeNiro's Tribeca Prods. has signed on to develop its first two projects for cable net HBO, a biopic about Muhammad Ali and a miniseries about the parole system, said Tribeca partner Jane…
Home & Garden TV, the cable network that reaches more than 41 million households in the U.S., has signed a deal to help bankroll the 1998 Rockefeller Center Flower & Garden Show.
The fate of veteran war correspondent Peter Arnett was the chief topic of conversation among CNN insiders Tuesday as the fallout from the cabler's notorious "NewsStand" nerve gas story continued.
Comedian Dave Chappelle and executive producer Peter Tolan are charging that the midseason sitcom they developed for Fox Broadcasting Co. was derailed by one explosive issue: race.
Ellen Burditt, formerly senior VP at Cosgrove-Meurer Prods., has joined Mandalay Television Pictures in the same post. She reports to company president Tom Patricia.
The Federal Communications Commission is poised Thursday to ring the first-round bell of what promises to be an epic paper battle between broadcasters and cablers over carriage of TV stations'…
Lou Dennig has been named veepee of programming for Paramount Domestic Television.
Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS) has jumped on the new commercial TV bandwagon in Switzerland. SBS filed an application Friday to launch a German-language cable channel in that territory next…
Local TV news anchor Bob Donley will move from Fox O&O KTTV to indie KCAL as of Sept. 7.