David Himelfarb, senior VP of production at Witt-Thomas Prods., is expected to leave that post later this spring to become the head of comedy series development at CBS Entertainment.
Public Broadcasting Service prez Ervin Duggan has unveiled an initiative to bolster coverage leading up to the 1996 elections, promising in the process to redefine how public television covers public…
Basic cable networks have given new life to old TV shows, so who's to say the same can't be done for sports programming.
If "L.A. Law" returns to NBC next season, it's unlikely Corbin Bernsen will be on hand to play America's favorite sleazy divorce lawyer, Arnie Becker. Bernsen has cut a deal for a CBS pilot being…
Cable News Network faces trial July 11 on a contempt charge that it knowingly disobeyed a judge's 1990 order not to broadcast tape recordings of Manuel Noriega's jailhouse phone conversations.
Former "Designing Women" star Dixie Carter will headline a new CBS comedy pilot, to be produced under the actress's newly formed Little Lamb Prods. banner in association with Twentieth TV.
Rysher Entertainment, already on the air with three firstrun action hours, has acquired another feature-film property for that market, "F/X," in addition to taking its first steps into network…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped veteran cable executive Michael Fleming as president of its Game Show cable network, which is set to launch later this year. Fleming comes to Sony from Playboy…
Two of last week's Oscar winners followed up on their success Thursday by winning Peabody Awards, the prestigious prizes for excellence in radio or TV.
Viacom Inc. has unloaded two of its 13 radio stations to Crescent Communications, bringing an end to a six-month search for a buyer.