Fran Shea, the acting president of E! who reorganized the company's executive reporting structure and was expected by many to inherit the permanent E! president job, is ankling after nine months.
Bob Odenkirk, co-creator and co-star of HBO's "Mr. Show With Bob & David," has signed a seven-figure overall production deal with HBO.
In an effort to attract writers from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds, Nickelodeon Prods. has created a one-year fellowship program with positions in Los Angeles and New York.
Spanish-lingo web Univision has banked $425 million in upfront advertising sales for the 1999-2000 season, marking a 42% hike over its $300 million upfront take last season.
CBS Sports exec Tony Petitti has been chosen to take over as veepee and general manager of Eye web flagship WCBS, the web is expected to announce today.
Cable networks continue to harvest a crop of dollars from Madison Avenue, collecting a record $4 billion in advertising revenue for the first six months of 1999, a gain of 29% over the same period a…
Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen net has greenlit a movie-themed series called "The Girl in the Picture."
USA Networks has purchased exclusive broadcast rights for five films, including "The Thin Red Line," "The Siege" and "Never Been Kissed," from 20th Television.
AMC, which dips its toe into the original programming waters only sparingly, surfaces here with a highly stylized, handsomely crafted and breezily clever four-part comedy/drama series that cynically…
Two VPs have been upped at the National Cable Television Assn.
Lock up the baby sitter, papa's comin' home. While Fox Family Channel doesn't quite take this seedy approach with "Au Pair," the cable net's original telepic is definitely a male fantasy dressed up…