Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Home & Garden Television has signed Bob Villa for his first-ever, original cable series as the host of "Restore America," scheduled to premiere July 4.
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.
After a pay-per-view deal in the U.K. last week, the international TV arm of MGM has clenched a licensing agreement with broadcast network M6 in France.
Bryant Gumbel's Dunbar Prods. is producing a 13-week roundtable talkshow series for pubcasters dubbed "The Reading Club," to be hosted by longtime Gotham news anchor Carol Martin.
NBC said it still plans to have three soaps on the air this fall -- though for how much longer remains an open question.
Sunday's Academy Awards telecast has settled for OK Nielsens, nowhere near last year's ''Titanic''-boosted figures, but still the kudocast's second-best among adults 18-49 in the last four years.
"Suddenly Susan" cast member David Strickland, 28, died in Las Vegas Monday of an apparent suicide.
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