Bill Paxton will play a used-car salesman in James Cameron's "True Lies," which is in production. Paxton just completed production on "Tombstone," which is skedded for a Dec. 17 release from Buena…
ABC will launch its in-house comedy/variety series "The Paula Poundstone Show" at 10 p.m. Oct. 30 behind "The Twins Halloween Caper," a made-for-TV, Halloween-themed movie starring "Full House" twins…
Doug Davidson, aka detective Paul Williams on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" since 1978, has won the hosting job on the syndicated version of "The Price Is Right."
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has turned the page on another use for the cartoon characters it owns as a result of its acquisition of Hanna-Barbera.
A few days after alleged madam Heidi Fleiss stole the media spotlight from more than a dozen celebrities at the Comedy Hall of Fame taping, inquiring minds want to know: Will she figure into the…
The E.W. Scripps Co. has become the latest network-affiliated station group to take on the webs. Scripps is launching a full-fledged Hollywood TV and film production company that will create fare to…
Warner Bros. has completed the process of combining network production units Lorimar and Warner Bros. TV, resulting in the departure of about two dozen of the latter's estimated 100 employees.
Sally Jessy Raphael has signed a new five-year contract with Multimedia Inc. worth $ 25 million; the deal carries her successful syndicated talkshow through the 1997-98 TV season.
Wall Street is waking up to David Letterman. Media analysts credited the Eye Web's new latenight talkshow host for an incredible $ 19-a-share surge in CBS stock on Wednesday.
Despite a spate a scandals to titilate the tabloids, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" suffered a setback in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended Aug. 22.
The Reed Midem Organization has named CLT president Gaston Thorn its Mipcom Man of the Year.