Tollin/Robbins Prods. has sealed a seven-figure, multi-year development pact with "The West Wing" co-exec producer Kevin Falls -- the boutique production house's first overall talent deal.
FROM NATPERecession, reschmession: Media buyers and sales execs believe now is the time for advertisers to expand, not cut, their presence.
NBC vet Rosalyn Weinman, executive vice president, broadcast content and East Coast entertainment, is leaving the Peacock to pursue a writing and producing career. Ted Cordes, VP of broadcast…
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FROM NATPENAACP president Kweisi Mfume on Tuesday revisited the idea of a possible viewer network boycott, saying hope is waning that the broadcasting industry is doing enough when it comes to…
CBS Broadcasting has sued the Carsey-Werner Co. for allegedly failing to repay a loan of $53.3 million that funded production of the series "Cybill."
The Australian and German governments have inked a treaty to increase film and TV co-productions. Product made under the agreement will be eligible for government funding in each country.
FROM NATPEWith an eye toward bolstering its TV biz, Miramax has tapped syndie vet Mort Marcus as chairman of Miramax TV & Video. Marcus had been serving as exec VP of sales and development for the…
Former Televisa exec Jorge Alvarez Hoth has been appointed undersecretary of telecommunications in the new government of President Vicente Fox.
UPN has restructured its marketing department, naming television marketing vet Rachel Wells Clark to the newly created post of senior VP of marketing, media and operations, working with UPN's Bob…
FROM NATPEUniversal Worldwide Television's "The Fifth Wheel" -- the syndicator's follow-up to "Blind Date" -- will roll into Los Angeles on indie KCAL.
Tribune Broadcasting's WB11 and Fox Sports Net New York have renewed a pact that will ensure the Gotham-based station will air a minimum of 50 New York Mets games in 2001. FSNY will air the remaining…