The WB Network continues its quest to beef up comedy development, inking veteran film writer/director Harold Ramis to a two-pilot, seven-figure production deal.
In a surgical strike that will keep "ER's" Dr. Peter Benton in scrubs for three more seasons, Warner Bros. TV will pay Eriq La Salle $27 million over the next three years. La Salle's deal establishes…
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.
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.