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)…
Taped in New York by MTV. Executive producer, Jeremiah Bosgang; producer, Rich Brown; director, Kit Carson; head writer, Steve Korn; lighting designer, Randy Nordstrom; Host: Frank Hope.
"Fitz," the American version of hit U.K. cop show "Cracker," is emerging as one of the big successes of this year's L.A. Screenings.
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…
Broadcast networks are wrapping up the last of their upfront sales with modest gains in the late-fringe daypart.
Docudrama, presented in flashback, unfolds like a riveting, if choppy, page-turning novel in telling the heretofore little-known story behind the story of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the…
The Walt Disney Co.'s DIC Entertainment has signed a licensing deal with Japanese merchandiser Sanrio Ltd. to produce animated vehicles for Hello Kitty and other characters in the Sanrio family.
Claiming her religious beliefs and marriage vows prevent her from playing romantic scenes, an actress has sued the producers of "Good News," a new United Paramount Network series, for allegedly…
In what represents a definitive changing of the guard in the international TV biz, Bruce Gordon is stepping down as president of Paramount Television Intl. and will be replaced by Gary Marenzi…
Universal Studios' parent, Seagram Co., and Viacom haven't reached agreement on a plan to restructure ownership of their jointly owned USA Network nearly a month after a Delaware court ordered them…
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…