Veteran TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove has inked an exclusive two-year deal with Columbia TriStar TV worth close to $2 million a year, sources say.
Will Tracey Ullman take on syndication? Sources say the British sketch comedy maven has had conversations with execs at Eyemark Entertainment about a possible syndie variety show for fall 1998.
In the biggest TV affiliate switch since Fox snagged the New World stations in 1994, the WB TV Network has agreed to pay the Sinclair Broadcast Group $84 million over 10 years for converting five of…
Channel V, Star TV's music channel, has launched a new 24-hour service in Japan. Known as Channel V Intl., it is broadcast through the Japanese digital platform PerfecTV.
The first graduating class of Cartoon Network's "World Premiere Toons" finds "Cow and Chicken" and "Johnny Bravo" with their own primetime series, joining the ranks of "Dexter's Laboratory." "Cow and…
Christy Kwon has been promoted to director of specials, primetime series and latenight for NBC Entertainment.
TBS Superstation prexy Bill Burke said Monday that his cable network plans to make "a competitive bid" to snare the firstrun rights to "Friends" away from NBC when the Peacock web's licensing deal…
Israel (Izzy) Asper, who built CanWest Global Communications Corp. into Canada's biggest broadcaster, has turned over the job of running it to long-time executive Peter Viner.
The Spice Network --- facing big revenue losses because of a federal law that in effect blocks out adult channels on cable systems from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. --- has created an even more explicit channel…
Advocates for Youth is accepting entries for the 1997 Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards, which honor outstanding portrayals of family planning, sexuality and reproductive health in TV, film and…