Deana Elwell has been named executive VP of the newly formed Polygram Television, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and overseeing all divisions including finance…
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has named Rob Dauber an exec producer of "Ricki Lake," joining the show's two other exec producers, Garth Ancier and Gail Steinberg. Separately, Col named Sandra…
The National Assn. of Television Programming Execs debuted its Anifx Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday.
When it comes to today's film and TV monsters, Hollywood's growing group of creature creators is using a wide variety of techniques to conjure up some challenging, imaginative and gut-wrenching…
Climaxing a season of swelling anticipation, Ellen Morgan (the bookstore-managing alter ego of Ellen DeGeneres) finally acknowledges her lesbianism tonight in an “Ellen” hour that represents…
The African Barter Co., a feisty newcomer that made a splash at the recent Mip TV trade show in Cannes, has snapped up barter syndication rights to a hefty slate of U.S. movies and TV shows for the…
The BBC may at last be positioned to break into the U.S. TV market, following its agreement on a broad digital alliance with U.S. cable giant Tele-Communications Inc.
Beltway lobbyists may meet with public interest groups as early as this week to begin taking suggestions for changes to the program ratings code, broadcast industry sources say.
Universal Television has inked a multiyear comedy development deal with writer-producer Mark Driscoll. According to sources familiar with the deal, Driscoll signed a two-year, $4 million pact with an…
Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming.
Scriptwriters Network has announced a May 10 deadline for the seventh annual Carl Sautter Memorial Scriptwriting Competition for Film & Television.