Columbia TriStar Television Distribution has inked off-network deals for the CBS sitcom "The Nanny" in more than a dozen markets.
For a show about a guy from Cleveland, "Drew Carey" did pretty well in Hollywood last week.
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace," a U.S. documentary about the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, won the first-ever international critics prize at the Banff Television Festival Friday.
Local news veteran Steven Lange will succeed David Friend as executive producer of Warner Bros.' syndie newsmagazine "Extra" at the end of the month.
Studio Film & Tape has announced the first Roy W. Dean Video Grant, and is now accepting applications. The grant is being offered to help foster unique docu projects of social import. Info: (213)…
Take Joan Rivers and cross her with Mercedes Ruehl, add a pinch of Rosie O'Donnell and a dash of Bette Midler and you've got Ruby Wax, a nice Jewish girl from Chicago who hit it big with her own…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.
FCC Commissioner Rachelle Chong formally asked chairman Reed Hundt Thursday to delay a vote to decide if the agency should conduct its own inquiry into liquor advertising on TV.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has promoted a slew of executives and made some other changes to its TV division.
Three key Variety experts will be part of the expo panels this year: senior columnist Army Archerd moderates a discussion of "Entertainment News Television," Rex Weiner leads the "To Market, to…