NBC veteran Albert Spevak has been named senior vice president of business affairs for MGM Worldwide Television Group.
Lincoln D. Bandlow has been named attorney of legal affairs for Carsey-Werner. Bandlow, who had been with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he specialized in media law and First Amendment matters, will…
Producer Peter Engel has extended his pact with NBC Enterprises, agreeing to a new five-year deal that potentially will add primetime series to his current teen-oriented Saturday morning slate.
Who's sorry now? Maybe Twentieth TV. Fox's syndie arm is developing an offbeat gameshow that (tentatively) borrows its title from Connie Francis' rueful 1958 hit.
In an effort to streamline his campaign finance reform bill, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) temporarily has dropped a demand that broadcasters set aside a chunk of free airtime for political commercials.
What does Darren Star, who single-handedly revitalized the nighttime soap opera as creator/executive producer of Fox's "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place," do for an encore after flopping with…
As U.S. suppliers pack their bags for the 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes (Friday through Sept. 30), they're betting that 1997 will be one of the healthiest on record.
Dean Cain, known for his role as the Man of Steel in the ABC drama "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," signed a deal late Friday to star in author Anne Rice's first original TV project, a…
U.S.-controlled media investment company Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is once again a player in Hungary's TV industry.
Pat O'Brien has been a boon to "Access Hollywood," which is moving to better timeslots in two top 50 markets next week.
Adrian Paul, who has starred for six seasons in the syndicated "Highlander" series, has made a $1 million deal with Dimension Films to star in the next "Highlander" film.