Universal TV and Fox Broadcasting Co. have inked a talent holding deal with Moon Zappa and are developing a sitcom for her that will be considered for fall 1998.
Earvin (Magic) Johnson has signed a deal with Big Entertainment to develop children's books and kidvid fare.
Tony Danza is back in typical dese and dose form, portraying a sportswriter who doesn't know how to use a computer and a single dad who doesn't know how to parent in a comedy that doesn't have a…
Webs have bestowed full-season pickups on five more shows. NBC has ordered another nine episodes of "Veronica's Closet" and "Just Shoot Me," while ABC has given the nod to its highest-rated freshman…
Universal Intl. Television reached an output agreement at last week's Mipcom TV trade show with Belgian station TV4 covering firstrun features, TV series, telepics and library product.
Jerry Seinfeld will make a brief but splashy return to his standup comedy roots in a live Broadway performance in August being presented on HBO.
The wheels of change for a commercial Irish web turn very slowly indeed, but one person is hoping to leapfrog the grinding machinery --- Live Aid maestro Bob Geldof plans to launch an Irish music TV…
Spanish-lingo broadcaster Telemundo Group's search for a strategic partner has narrowed to four companies, believed to be News Corp., King World Prods., CBS and a partnership between Sony Corp. and…
Subject that in most TV movies would spotlight slighted mother takes a welcome twist in "Unwed Father." Nina Shengold's script shows a lot of sense, before what some viewers might consider a happy…
Actors Rip Torn ("The Larry Sanders Show"), Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne") and Mara Wilson ("Mrs. Doubtfire") are starring in the new two-hour telefilm "Balloon Farm" for ABC's Sunday franchise "The…
An adventure thriller centered on preventing the crash of a jumbo jet is certainly not a unique concept, but the CBS telepic "Final Descent" surprises with a few truly original plot situations that…