Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
Rupert Murdoch is putting together a new 24-hour cable network called Fox Sports World that will consist of soccer, rugby and other sports taped outside the U.S.
"Touched by an Angel" co-star Della Reese went on the offensive Monday against CBS, holding a news conference to call attention to her salary dispute with the Eye web (Daily Variety, Oct. 2).
ABC has upped Roger Sverdlik to exec VP-national sales manager, the No. 2 post in the network's sales division. Reporting to ABC Sales prexy Marvin Goldsmith, Sverdlik will oversee sales of all…
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
Black Entertainment Television chairman Bob Johnson's $288 million buyout offer for BET Holdings is "inadequate," money manager Mario Gabelli said in an Securities & Exchange Commission filing…
Proving that you can go home again --- and again --- veteran TV news exec Jeff Wald will be announced this morning as KTLA news director, marking his second stint as the station's news director and…
Walt Disney TV has signed a development deal with standup comedian Sue Costello.
Tele-Communications Intl. Inc. (TINTA) announced Monday the signing of a definitive agreement to sell half its stake in Argentine cable company CableVision for $210 million to CEI Citicorp Holdings…
UPN's new CEO, Dean Valentine, made his first big hire Friday, naming Tom Nunan executive vice president of entertainment at the netlet.
CNN is pulling advertisements criticizing the United Nations Global Warming Treaty --- a pact which is enthusiastically supported by the network's founder Ted Turner.