Henry Shinn has been tapped head of development for Axelrod/Widdoes Prods., which has an exclusive TV production pact with Universal.
"Be afraid, be very afraid" is how NBC Entertainment president Warren Littlefield summed up the network's position on the new TV content rating system, which the Peacock web alone has refused to…
TV writer-producer Larry Wilmore has inked a two-year comedy development deal with Walt Disney Television.
Japan's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that copyright protection for Popeye is no longer valid, arguing the 50-year term of the protection had expired.
West Coast Singers — Chorus of the Lesbian/Gay Community of Los Angeles is holding open auditions Aug. 2-3. Group includes homosexual, heterosexual and bisexual members, and also is looking for…
The USA Network has harvested some of the best original-movie ratings in its history in the last six weeks, emerging as one of the major beneficiaries of the broadcast networks' plummet to record-low…
Dieter Stolte, the director general of German pubcaster ZDF, will receive the Directorate Award of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The award will be presented…
In a wide-ranging state-of-the-biz session with reporters Sunday, studio TV chieftains sounded the alarm on rising costs for inexperienced talent.
Fox Broadcasting Co. today is expected to name Gary Hoffman senior VP of made-for-TV movies and miniseries, a post he held at Fox once before from 1993 to 1995.
An actor last week suffered smoke inhalation when a cooling fan inside his Barney suit short-circuited during filming of the TV show.