Put under a spotlight that included blazing TV cameras and a circuslike atmosphere -- and despite the cautionary remarks of Sen. Paul Simon -- it was for the most part an unrepentant television…
Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast as the wife of George Foreman in the sitcom "George," ABC announced Monday. The comedy stars the former heavyweight champion and junkfood-pitchman as George (Bubba)…
"Good Morning America" widened its lead over NBC's "Today" in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for July 19-23, while "Nightline" scored its fourth consecutive household ratings win in latenight.
Rookie writer/helmer David O'Neill, who recently landed Charlie Sheen as a co-star and Cary Elwes and Amanda Plummer in cameos for his big-screen adaptation of Jack London's novel "Martin Eden," has…
Gerard Veilleux has resigned as president and chief executive of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. The company didn't immediately announce a replacement.
Spartan Radiocasting, a South Carolina-based radio and TV station owner, has cut retransmission consent deals with two local cable firms in which the cablers will pay cash for Spartan's TV station…
Fox-owned WNYW-TV in New York Thursday axed a staffer who had filed a $ 1 million federal discrimination suit against the station (Daily Variety, July 28 ).
Warner Bros. has confirmed an agreement with U.K.-based Hammer Film Prods. and Donner/Shuler-Donner to develop film and television projects based upon titles in the Hammer film library (Daily…
Brad Lachman has been named to the newly created position of senior executive producer of Paramount's "John & Leeza From Hollywood," which airs on NBC and is among the lowest-rated of all talkshows…
Writers Randall M. Badat and Frank Bitetto supply a nitty-gritty teleplay about an auto racer with a symbolic hyped-up Mustang taking on the reps of the local crime chief in one-on-one tar road…
Michael Hanel has been named VP, comedy development, at Columbia Pictures TV, continuing the reconfiguration of the company's creative affairs department under exec VP Jeff Wachtel.