Joseph K. Lucas has been upped to executive VP of sales and marketing for Paramount Intl. Television. As part of the promotion, Lucas will have an expanded role in directing Par's efforts to produce…
With spirits buoyed by a healthy TV advertising market and a bountiful harvest of new shows, the syndie biz is ready to shout a hearty hurrah as NATPE '98 gets under way in New Orleans this week.
ABC's new Saturday tandem of "Nothing Sacred" and "Cracker" is in hot water after just one try, while the series that replaced "Sacred" on Thursday, "Prey," exhibited a bit more killer instinct in…
Actor-dancer Gregory Hines and actress-recording artist Vanessa Williams have been chosen to host the 29th NAACP Image Awards honoring positive portrayals of African-Americans in television, film…
William Schmidt, who created and executive produced the new ABC series "Prey," has inked a multiyear drama development deal with Universal Television.
President Clinton and Disney CEO Michael Eisner have taped a joint introduction to ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" civil rights movie "Ruby Bridges," which will air at 7 p.m. Sunday. Telefilm…
ABC is planning an aggressive slate of summer programs, including a sketch comedy show possibly with Drew Carey, a reality show with Cindy Crawford and a gameshow, according to Alphabet web execs…
Production on ABC's sitcom "Grace Under Fire" shut down Thursday -- probably forever -- because of more problems with the show's troubled star Brett Butler. This is the second time this season…
An 18-year personal and business relationship between Garry Shandling and manager Brad Grey has dissolved into a bitter lawsuit filed by the comedian, contending Shandling deserves profits as high as…
EXCLUSIVEThe CBS midseason series starring Ann-Margret and Sonia Braga is changing both its name and its production company, the network confirmed Thursday.
After more than a year of negotiations, 24 hour movie channel MGM Gold has secured a full time spot on Wharf Cable, the largest cable operator in southeast Asia.