DreamWorks TV co-chief Ken Solomon has been named the new president of Universal TV in place of Tom Thayer, who resigned last week and signed a production pact with the studio.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has entered into a production and development deal with "Laugh-In" creator and executive producer George Schlatter, who will produce a series of comedy specials for the network.
One of the fall season's most promising new entries, NBC's "Veronica's Closet," came together when two ultra-competitive talent agencies agreed to something unusual --- sharing their business.
The Primetime Emmy Awards have become very much like the weather. You know, lots of complaints about the nominating procedure, the categorizing, eligibility issues, all of that stuff, and nobody…
Turner's Cartoon Network has unearthed a 1991 theatrical short featuring Bugs Bunny, which has never aired on TV, and plans to premiere the toon Friday at 8 p.m. to kick off a 48-hour, weekend-long…
Simon Kenny has been tapped senior VP and managing director at Walt Disney Television Intl. (Latin America) and will oversee the regional office located in Miami.
CBS has renewed "Late Late Show with Tom Snyder" for a fourth season on the Eye web.
A bidding war has broken out between two of Blighty's terrestrial networks to clinch rights to the new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet," confirming the show as one of the few hot properties…
The broadcast network premiere Sunday night of the Oscar-nominated 1994 prison drama "The Shawshank Redemption" came in as the most-watched theatrical movie ever to air on TNT and the highest-rated…
Comedian/actor Barry Sobel has been hired as Magic Johnson's man on the latter's Twentieth TV talk/variety program, which is skedded to premiere in early 1998.
Former "Today" anchor Bryant Gumbel will be the lone host of "The 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards" Sept. 14 on CBS, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Tuesday.