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…
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.
Twentieth Century Fox has inked a deal with Vivica A. Fox to develop a sitcom for midseason, sources say.
Several seasons ago, they squared off in a bitter battle as competing operating-room dramas. Now, NBC's "ER" and CBS' "Chicago Hope" are in a new game of one-upsmanship: seeing which can come up with…
Fuji Television Network will go public Aug. 8 when its stock is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, officials at the exchange announced Friday.
The honeymoon's over for Mark Canter, who is switching hats to become executive producer of Columbia TriStar's syndie strip "The Dating Game" after spending the past season as exec producer of its…
Viacom and Seagram filed legal memorandums Friday criticizing each other's plans to dispose of their jointly owned cable services, the USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel.
Reports running through the German press that media heavyweight the Kirch Group could loose its broadcasting rights to the World Cups in 2002 and 2006 were denied Friday by the Kirch Group and FIFA…
In a unique example of some Viacom corporate synergy, MTV will air a same-day simulcast this weekend of the new Showtime dramatic anthology series from brothers Tony and Ridley Scott, "The Hunger."
Will Pat Bullard become the new matchmaker/referee on "Love Connection"? He will if Warner Bros.' syndie arm decides to go forward with a revival of "Love Connection," which wrapped its original…