A gay-straight laffer stuck on old jokes about showtunes and Bette Midler, CBS' "Some of My Best Friends" doesn't live up to the spirit of "Kiss Me, Guido," the mildly sweet 1996 pic on which it's…
Lifetime, which has increased its visibility in the past year or so, has created the title of exec VP of public affairs and corporate communications for Meredith Wagner, one of those most responsible…
L.A. morning news personality Kathy Vara, who is on her way out of KNBC's ayem newscast "Today in L.A.," has been hired by competitor KABC as a co-anchor/reporter.
For its first half, "Nora Roberts' Sanctuary" delivers a fairly well-executed woman-in-jeopardy tale. Director and co-screenwriter Katt Shea hits all the right beats, establishes the characters with…
Black Entertainment Television, a subsid of Viacom, will bow a new half-hour musicvid program March 5.
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Jeff Zucker needs to make you laugh. NBC's wet-behind-the-ears programming topper, along with his counterparts at ABC and the WB, have just one mission in life right now: They need to find half-hour…
Negotiations between AT&T and AOL Time Warner over joint ownership of Time Warner Entertainment have hit another roadblock. The giant telco is threatening to launch a public offering and let the…
Sunday's opener of the Alphabet net's two-part mini "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" delivered the largest aud and best adults 18-49 rating for any made-for this season, boosting ABC's…
Warner Bros. is pulling out of the upcoming Mip TV international trade show in Cannes, citing the need to meet stricter financial targets under its new management.
Final perf of “Bruce!” is tonight at the Canon Theater in Beverly Hills. Closing date was incorrect in Thursday’s paper. * * * Columbia TriStar will produce an untitled NBC comedy pilot from Paul…
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