The U of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center has awarded a $200,000 grant to Unapix Entertainment and the Entertainment Group to fund the development of an educational children's TV series…
Kim Harbin has been named vice president of publicity for Buena Vista Television, succeeding Laurel Whitcomb, who has segued to a newly created veepee PR post within Walt Disney TV Animation.
ABC has given a full-year pickup to its latenight frosh strip "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," meaning the show will be on the web's latenight schedule through the end of 1998.
NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw appears close to re-upping with "NBC Nightly News" for four more years.
CBS is mounting a cost-cutting program among headquarters staff in a bid to boost profits and prepare for its spinoff from Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s industrial businesses.
Novelist James Ellroy has inked an exclusive deal with Scripps Howard Prods. to develop concepts for TV drama series.
NBC, the most stalwart defender of free speech in network television, is raising eyebrows with its decision to keep an episode of "Leeza" off the air because the show was too friendly to the idea…
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster on Monday announced plans for a worldwide initial public offering.
In a historic development, China has for the first time allowed a film and television company to go public.
HBO comedy series "Mr. Show With Bob and David," starring Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, will return with 10 new weekly half-hours beginning Sept. 12.