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.
CBS is expected to announce the appointment today of Roger Bell as news director of its ailing Los Angeles O&O. Bell, a local news vet who most recently has been an exec producer for WNBC New York…
Tom Karsch has been promoted to executive VP and general manager of Turner Classic Movies. In addition to managing TCM in the U.S., Karsch will act as the global brand manager for the international…
Broadcasting vet John Moczulski has been named veep of programming and marketing for the CBS Television Stations.
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,”…
Turner Broadcasting has acquired a 17.5% stake in South Korean cabler Tooniverse as part of an agreement to supply Cartoon Network-branded programming to the channel.
Of the top 150 rated pay TV shows this summer, HBO obliterated the competition by nabbing 145 of the spots. HBO's premiere of "Lethal Weapon 4" was the highest-rated pay TV program for the summer…