The WB has upped a trio of talent and publicity execs, awarding VP stripes to Missy Alpern, Bonnie Moffet and Pamela Morrison.
Showtime has bought 20 library titles from Carlton Intl. that will run across all of the network's multiplexed channels, including "On Golden Pond," "Sophie's Choice" and "Farewell, My Lovely."
CNN anchor Bill Hemmer, dubbed "the Chad Lad" during the disputed 2000 election, has reupped with the 24-hour news cabler.
VH1 has engineered an extensive original-series lineup, scheduling four weekly shows to begin this summer.
The latest pair of alternative series met different ratings fates Tuesday, with auds connecting to NBC's "Link" much more than to UPN's "Chains."
Marc Hernandez has been tapped as a lit manager for Zide/Perry Entertainment, where he will be responsible for seeking, developing and managing television and feature writer and director clients.
Martin Leamy has been named president and chief operating officer of Mountain View, Calif.-based interactive TV company OpenTV.
A rise in audience numbers helped pubcaster France Television increase its revenue for 2000 by 10% from the previous year to 13.8 billion francs ($1.8 billion).
NBC won't suffer much of a ratings loss when those wacky aliens of "3rd Rock From the Sun" leave the airwaves next month, but the show's departure is significant nonetheless.
Move over, Judge Judy: There's a new scold in town. Her name is Anne Robinson -- and if NBC gets its wish, the frosty femme who fronts the British quiz smash "The Weakest Link" soon will be the most…
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