"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…
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.
The WB Network's summer sitcom "Movie Stars" has snagged a midseason commitment from the web, as well as a new producer.
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.
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.
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.
The Nashville Network has gone to extreme lengths to pin down grappler Taz for a three-year contract extension before it climbs into the TV wrestling ring.
It may not be the best possible consolation prize, but Barry Diller's USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel -- outbid by Rupert Murdoch's FX for the basic-cable-network rights to "The Blair Witch Project"…