After many bumps in the road from Oracle Corp. chieftain Lawrence Ellison's announced dream of the Network PC to its actual manufacturing, the first consumer product based on Oracle's NPC standards…
TV writer-producer Larry Wilmore has inked a two-year comedy development deal with Walt Disney Television.
Japan's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that copyright protection for Popeye is no longer valid, arguing the 50-year term of the protection had expired.
In a wide-ranging state-of-the-biz session with reporters Sunday, studio TV chieftains sounded the alarm on rising costs for inexperienced talent.
Michael Jackson, the new chief executive of Channel 4, has announced the biggest change for almost a decade in the web's chain of editorial command.
West Coast Singers — Chorus of the Lesbian/Gay Community of Los Angeles is holding open auditions Aug. 2-3. Group includes homosexual, heterosexual and bisexual members, and also is looking for…
Dieter Stolte, the director general of German pubcaster ZDF, will receive the Directorate Award of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The award will be presented…
As action by execs and potential investors continues to point toward a company sale, U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo Group has announced a shuffle of its evening programming lineup.
The USA Network has harvested some of the best original-movie ratings in its history in the last six weeks, emerging as one of the major beneficiaries of the broadcast networks' plummet to record-low…
Henry Shinn has been tapped head of development for Axelrod/Widdoes Prods., which has an exclusive TV production pact with Universal.
Miriam Trogdon has been named executive producer of Viacom Prods.' "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch." The sitcom is heading into its second season on ABC.