NBC has upped Lee Straus to VP of business affairs and Jill Underhill to VP of current series programs.
A cast of familiar cartoon faces will populate the Saturday morning fall slate of Kids' WB, with only three new skeins on the sked: "What's New Scooby-Doo," "Ozzy & Drix" and "Mucha Lucha."
Bo Derek -- who in 1979 famously launched a fad for beaded cornrows -- will host docu special "Uncut: The True Story of Hair" on A&E this fall (Daily Variety, July 12).
Cox Communications said it is rolling out a free, ad-supported video-on-demand channel for digital cable subscribers in San Diego, one of the first systems to use interactive ads rather than…
"Kaun Banega Crorepati," the local version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," is slated to return on Star India in December.
Los Angeles-based Gurin Co. and London-based Carlton Television have entered into a joint venture to develop and produce television projects.
While paycasters across Europe are throwing in the towel, Canal Satellite's "back to school" meeting Wednesday was an upbeat affair.
BBC2 unveiled its £106 million ($162 million) fall schedule Wednesday including the pubcaster's first disability season, "What's Your Problem?"
Gemini's Twin may be looking for a new member: "Saturday Night Live" player Ana Gasteyer, whose characters included Jonette in the fake pop group, has left the sketch series after six years…
Auds may soon see a softer side of "Hardball" host Chris Matthews: His new Sunday syndie skein, distributed by NBC Enterprises, debuts Sept. 20, with clearances at 93%.
Could Bill Clinton really be coming to a small screen near you? Rumors to that effect have surfaced again on word that syndie powerhouse King World and the CBS-owned stations are pursuing the idea…