Columbia TriStar Television has upped Susan Wycoff to director of comedy development. She will report to Kim Haswell, senior veep of comedy development.
Jose Pretlow has been named exec producer of the Paramount-produced NBC daytime talker "Leeza."
Kerry Stokes' Seven Network has snatched away from arch-rival the Nine Network free-to-air and pay TV rights to the Australia-England "Ashes" Test cricket series in England in 2001 and the next two…
A disappointing 6.64 million households, or 10.3 million people, tuned into HBO highly touted "The Rat Pack" Saturday. The two-hour made-for pic about the Frank Sinatra gang nabbed a 9.1 rating and…
Gotham's ayem chat war just got perkier, with WNYW skedding sunny '70s siblings "Donny & Marie" opposite WABC's long-dominant smile-meisters "Regis & Kathie Lee."
The Jim Henson Co. has signed an exclusive two-year overall deal with Russell Marcus, creator and executive producer of UPN's midseason comedy series "Home Team."
The cable network CBS Eye on People has hired Roy Scheider to host its most ambitious programming venture, the 10-part documentary series "Legends, Icons & Superstars of the 20th Century."
This year, the scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will reach for the stars -- on Hollywood Boulevard.
Warner Bros. TV has inked an overall deal with writer/producer Maria Semple, who will segue from co-executive producer to executive producer of NBC's "Suddenly Susan" midseason.
TNT will begin production in October on the vidpic "Pirates of Silicon Valley," about the technological race between rivals Apple Computer and Microsoft, according to sources close to the production.
HBO's high-definition TV programming -- when it goes out by satellite early in 1999 -- will probably reach only dish owners subscribing to satellite distributor USSB.
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