Judd Nelson, Madchen Amick and singer Paula Abdul have been cast as leads in NBC's upcoming biopic "Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story."
Jim Rockford's answering machine should be overflowing with kudos: A repeat pic featuring the '70s gumshoe helped CBS score a rare Nielsen victory over NBC last Thursday.
"Norm" exec producer Bruce Helford continues to beef up the cast of his sophomore sitcom.
Real-life talkshows and scripted soap operas are the most popular forms of entertainment in daytime TV, so Nancy Stern will mix the two genres in a pilot she's working on for ABC's daytime schedule…
Chase Manhattan Bank has agreed to help finance a several-hundred-million-dollar fund being set up by CBS CEO Mel Karmazin and Clear Channel Communications CEO Lowry Mays to finance minority…
Barry Diller's USA Networks is taking another shot at filming a sitcom despite the staggering failure rate of previous laffer attempts on basic cable.
King World Prods. CEO Michael King plans to ankle his management post at the company he helped build -- a move directly linked to the syndie giant's pending acquisition by CBS.
The private and political life of German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will soon be lampooned beyond the latenight talkshow circuit.
The Academy of Television Arts & Science's first female chairman and CEO, Meryl Marshall, has been re-elected this week after an unopposed run as the ATAS topper.
Turns out the folks at ABC's "Two Guys and a Girl" weren't the first on the air with promos spoofing "The Blair Witch Project" after all.
The WB Network's summer sitcom "Movie Stars" has snagged a midseason commitment from the web, as well as a new producer.