Recently departed Fox Entertainment prexy Peter Roth is expected to replace Tony Jonas as president of Warner Bros. TV as early as today, signaling a push by the studio to funnel more shows to its…
Encore Channel will launch its first original series in March, offering profiles of contemporary film directors including Sydney Pollack, James Cameron, John Frankenheimer and Ron Howard.
Say good-bye to another "Monday Night Football" vet: Longtime commentator Frank Gifford is expected to ankle ABC's primetime pigskin franchise completely next season, ending a 28-year association…
Discovery Channel will boost its presence further in South Asia within the next couple of months. The channel has been operational in India for several years and has decided to carry its expansion to…
Sally DeSipio has been named vice president of development for the Littlefield company, the production shop set up by recently departed NBC Entertainment president Warren Littlefield.
NBC and TNT still got game. That's the verdict from prelim Nielsen numbers for the NBA's opening weekend, which show viewers haven't abandoned pro hoops in the wake of the longest labor dispute in…
Solomon TV script ‘Unbelievable’ Columbia TriStar TV has paid “Men in Black” screenwriter Ed Solomon a pricey $250,000-$350,000 to pen a new TV comedy script set up at Fox. Solomon’s over-the-top…
NBC is feelin' groovy thanks to "The '60s,'' part one of which has lifted the Peacock to a lopsided early lead in the February sweeps and an easy win in weeklong Feb. 1-7 primetime results.
Veteran Spanish-language journalist Guillermo Martinez has been appointed to the new position of VP of news at cabler CBS TeleNoticias.
Julie Moran, senior correspondent and weekend anchor for Paramount's syndie stalwart "Entertainment Tonight," has reupped with a rich seven-figure deal that will keep her in the "ET" fold for the…
The Directors Guild of America on Monday announced the last of its nominations for 1998 helmers in the categories of documentaries, soaps and children's programs.