Comedian Bobby Slayton will lay aside his mantle as the "pit bull of comedy" to play the role of Joey Bishop in HBO's "The Rat Pack," the Rob Cohen-directed film which stars Ray Liotta as Frank…
MTV and ESPN are the dominant foreign-programming channels on cable systems in China, according to the results of a new survey.
NBC's "Lateline" has cooled somewhat in its second try, while fellow Tuesday rookie "For Your Love" continues to outperform "Lateline" in the demos.
Major Australian producer-distrib Southern Star on Wednesday beat local and international competitors to win global distribution rights to more than 1,000 hours of TV drama, sitcom and documentary…
The USA Network two-night original "Moby Dick" took first and second places among basic-cable programs for the first quarter of '98 in total households, with Nielsen Media ratings of 8.1. Comedy…
Nancy Cartwright, who lends her voice to the character of Bart on "The Simpsons" is close to renewing her contract with 20th Century Fox TV for about $50,000 per episode, sources said.
UPN and Buena Vista TV have resumed negotiations to run a daily two-hour Disney kids block on the netlet, sources say.
Canadian producer Allegro Films has teamed with Saban Entertainment to make 12 TV movies, set to be filmed over the next year in Montreal.
Lawyers for Aaron Spelling on Tuesday asked a judge to throw out a $4.8 million pregnancy discrimination judgment won by actress Hunter Tylo against the "Melrose Place" producer or grant a new trial.
Judy Tur, mother of helicopter newsman Bob Tur, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles of primary pulmonary hypertension. She was 58.
Jonathan Slott, a former radio and TV scriptwriter, producer and director, died March 2 in Novato of a stroke. He was 89.