Robert Morton, executive producer of ABC's new sitcom "Over the Top," canceled his appearance at ABC's portion of the Television Critics Assn. press tour Tuesday because he felt he would take…
The breakout dance-music artist Jamiroquai and the splashy, effects-rich video for his tune "Virtual Insan-ity" pulled in 10 nominations to dominate the list for the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards, the…
KABC radio afternoon drivetime personality Larry Elder will sit in as guest host for Geraldo Rivera on the CNBC talkshow "Rivera Live" during the week of Aug. 25.
Chinese Television Network, which was taken over by a Taiwanese media conglomerate in March, has finalized its management team, naming Lin Kwok Hang general manager.
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.
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…
MSNBC has canceled "Edgewise," a weekly show featuring reporter John Hockenberry. The series, airing at 8 p.m. Saturday (with repeats at 11 p.m. and at 8 and 11 p.m. Sunday), "hasn't performed as…
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.
German entertainer Thomas Gottschalk has inked an exclusive deal with Disney to host a series of TV shows produced by Buena Vista in Germany, and will appear in Disney feature films.
Nickelodeon plans to begin rolling out Aug. 23 the first new installments in four years of its popular cartoon series "Rugrats," with 13 original episodes to run during the coming season and a total…
Novelist James Ellroy has inked an exclusive deal with Scripps Howard Prods. to develop concepts for TV drama series.