New Zealand's TV3 lost sales director Cindy Mitchener last week when she resigned to join ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi as media director.
After being abruptly fired last year by News Corp. topper Rupert Murdoch for "inappropriate and unauthorized behavior," former Fox News prexy Stephen Chao has been given an exclusive, two-year…
The Wolper Organization and Warner Bros. TV are in the final stages of setting up a deal on two major miniseries -- a continuation of "The Thorn Birds" and a sequel to "North & South"-- with ABC, the…
Former Pentagon spokesman Pete Williams has joined NBC News as a general assignment correspondent based in the web's Washington, D.C., bureau.
"The Wonder Years" star Fred Savage has vehemently denied sexual harassment allegations raised by a former costumer in a Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit (Daily Variety, March 17).
First documentary feature by Gotham's Muse Film & TV organization will preem March 31 at Lincoln Center with a screening and benefit dinner hosted by Diandra Douglas, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and…
Robert Downey Jr. has joined the list of presenters on the 65th annual Academy Awards show. This will be the first Academy Awards show for Downey, who is a leading actor nominee for his performance…
Capital Cities/ABC has created a unit to invest in emerging companies and named George Cain as its president.
Live Entertainment Inc. is officially back in business, which is also good news for 49.9% owner Carolco. As expected, a U.S. bankruptcy judge greenlighted the company's prepackaged Chapter 11…
Basing his teleplay on the Bryan Burrough-John Helyar book about the mile-high rise and plunge of Nabisco CEO F. Ross Johnson, writer Larry Gelbart comes up with a sharp, ingenious teleplay dealing…
CBS has sought to comply with the Children's Television Act on behalf of its stations by acquiring "Beakman's World"-- an educational half-hour that's currently airing in firstrun syndication -- from…