Jeff Wachtel has been appointed president of Alliance Television, replacing Michael Weisbarth, who ankled the position last week after seven years with the indie company (Daily Variety, July 1).
Jennifer Love Hewitt ("Party of Five," "I Know What You Did Last Summer") has been cast to portray screen legend Audrey Hepburn in an original project being developed for the ABC Television Network.
Coca-Cola Co. unveiled 11 television commercials Tuesday aimed at a worldwide audience, including two by the special-effects team that created some of the thrilling scenes in the blockbuster movie…
Pax Net, the all-family seventh broadcast network comprised mostly of high-profile reruns like "Touched By an Angel" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," has landed outlets in Baltimore and Indianapolis…
Daytime diva Vanessa Marcil is checking out of ABC's "General Hospital" and is in final negotiations to move into the primetime ZIP code of "Beverly Hills, 90210.''
Primestar Inc., which distributes 160 cable networks to satellite-dish owners throughout the United States, has rejiggered its programming lineup.
Sparkling numbers for the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks spectacular helped WPIX turn in a star-spangled Nielsen performance over the long holiday weekend.
A network can't turn on a dime, but it can turn on $5,000 -- per commercial, that is.
Roland Poindexter has been upped from director to VP, programming and development at Fox Kids Network. He continues to report to Carol Monroe, senior VP of programming and development.
Ellen Burditt, formerly senior VP at Cosgrove-Meurer Prods., has joined Mandalay Television Pictures in the same post. She reports to company president Tom Patricia.