Lions Gate TV has upped Kevin Beggs to exec VP of series, while Ellen Burditt has been elevated to senior veep of drama series.
Special event producer Bob Holmes, the brains behind NBC's upfront primetime sales presentations, press tours and affil conventions, has re-upped his deal at the net for two more years.
Promotion, promotion, promotion -- that's what ABC and UPN were jazzed about last week as the Alphabet web's quizshow "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" continued to climb while UPN's "WWF Smackdown!"…
Murdoch's Health Network, a part of the Fox Channels Group, has scored a coup by landing a carriage deal with AT&T's cable systems, the second-largest operation in the U.S. (behind Time Warner).
All of a sudden Germany is a hot market for U.S. movies and TV shows -- again. In a groundbreaking agreement with an upstart player on the international TV scene, Warner Bros. has inked a multiyear…
Fox's "King of the Hill" and HBO's "Todd McFarlane's Spawn" took animated program honors as the creative arts Emmy trophies were handed out Saturday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Damon Wayans has inked a big-bucks deal with ABC to develop and star in a sitcom about a blue-collar family. The project, targeted for the 2000-01 season, will be produced through Disney's ABC…
Cabler E! is in talks with Loretta Divine ("How Stella Got Her Groove Back") to take the lead in its first original film, "Best Actress," after talks last week broke off with Faye Dunaway.
In the hottest battle in kids TV, the WB's "Pokemon" beat Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" for the second Saturday morning in a row.
Granada Media has pacted with The New York Times to create documentary TV programming. The first co-venture will be a science series due to be unveiled in mid-September.
GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES Mel Brooks “Mad About You,” NBC, Infront Prods. and Nuance Prods. in association with TriStar Television. GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Edward Herrmann “The Practice,”…