While many Americans were firing up their last summer barbecue over Labor Day, dozens of Hollywoodites descended on Hawaii for the four-day Maui Writers' Conference.
Peter Salmon has been appointed controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's main TV channel. Salmon currently is director of programs for the ITV station Granada TV, but he previously worked for 12 years at…
DaVida Plummer has jumped from KCOP (where she was executive producer of the UPN affiliate's nightly news) to KCAL, where she will serve as senior exec producer of the station's "Prime 9 News" block.
While Aussie TV producer-distribs Beyond and Southern Star have earmarked Europe for major expansion, rival film and TV producer-distribbery the Becker Group has cemented its status as the most…
Speculation about Oprah Winfrey's plans for continuing her popular talkshow, which arises every two years with accompanying temporary damage to the stock price of the show's distributor, King World…
Amid reports of a culture clash on the set, "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" is making some behind-the-scenes changes after its first month on the air.
Kassie Canter has been named vice president of NBC corporate affairs and communications, reporting to Beth Comstock, senior VP of corporate communications and media relations at the web.
Leading French television network TF1 has revamped its international sales arm, TF1 Intl., in response to the recent departure of TF1 Intl. president Francis Morel and this week's acquisition of the…
Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters will co-anchor the second weekly installment of ABC's "20/20" newsmagazine, due on Thursdays beginning Sept. 11.
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Atlantis Communications Inc. unveiled TV movie pacts with CBS and UPN Tuesday along with news of the appointment of a president and of higher second-quarter profit.