Sara Rose, a former Orion acquisition exec, is not officially an employee of MGM but is acting on behalf of the company at the Toronto Film Festival as a member of the post-merger transition team…
ABC's "Wide World of Sports" will be converted from a 90-minute anthology series to the umbrella for most of the network's weekend sports coverage.
All American Television Prods. has signed a first-look development deal with director Martha Coolidge's Ozma Prods.
Demi Moore, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Franz, Christine Lahti and Alfre Woodard have been added as presenters for Sunday's 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, being held at 5 p.m. at the Pasadena…
French pay television company Canal Plus is about to become one of the country's main cable operators by taking a majority stake in Compagnie Generale de Videocommunication (CGV).
CBS has signed a talent holding deal with actress Kellie Martin, who starred in the series "Life Goes On," "Crisis Center" and "Christy."
Syndication sales veteran Sid Cohen has reupped as president of MGM Domestic TV Distribution, just as Leo gets ready to hit the syndie marketplace with a new talkshow strip for fall 1998.
CBS' Eyemark Entertainment, the distributor of "Touched by an Angel" reruns, is putting the touch on cable networks, asking them to pony up $90 million for the first four years of "Angel" episodes.
As expected, ABC prexy Preston Padden and Sinclair Broadcasting Corp. prexy David Smith have been invited to testify at the Senate Commerce Committee's Sept. 17 hearing on broadcasters' plans for the…
The premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s David E. Kelley drama "Ally McBeal" outperformed the season debut of its "Melrose Place" lead-in Monday and marked the best opener for any new or returning…