Sony Signatures Film & Television is reorganizing its international licensing and merchandising agents structure in anticipation of increased overseas business generated by upcoming Sony releases.
Barbara Miller is senior vice president of talent and casting at Warner Bros. television. Her name was incorrect in Thursday’s casting story in the “Emmys” special section. * * * Peter Heller is…
Children's Broadcasting Corp., in the middle of a legal tussle with Walt Disney Co.'s ABC, agreed to sell its 13 radio stations to Global Broadcasting Co. for $72.5 million, it said Friday.
Taped in London and Malibu by Ruby Wax Prods. Executive producer-writer, Ruby Wax; producer, Clive Tulloh; directors, Don Boyd, Tulloh, Wax; Take Joan Rivers and cross her with Mercedes Ruehl, add a…
Warner Bros. Domestic's "The Drew Carey Show" has landed its first offnet syndication deal: WNYW, the Fox O&O in New York, will pony up about $175,000 an episode for exclusive N.Y. rights
Heidi Thomas has written a zinger of a tense English thriller about an undercover cop who, having just dropped a colleague she loved, has now perhaps fallen for a man who may be a killer. With a…
Just three weeks before bowing on Aussie cabler Optus Vision (OV), documentary channel Odyssey has sewn up several major supply deals, toplined by what is said to be the first Oz output deal for…
After setting a base in New York when "Roseanne" and "Home Improvement" creator Matt Williams decided to move there, Wind Dancer Prods. is quickly establishing itself as a formidable Gotham player.
A large percentage of kidvid sporting the "FCC friendly" label does not qualify as educational "by any reasonable benchmark," according a study to be released today by the Annenberg Public Policy…
Warner Bros. Domestic's hit syndicated talker "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" has signed comedian Paula Poundstone as a regular "roving reporter."
Tom Cruise took home the top male performance honor for his work in "Jerry Maguire," while Claire Danes copped the female honor for "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" at the 1997 MTV Movie Awards…