Rysher Entertainment has appointed Mel Efros to the newly created post of senior VP of production.
Two weeks before "Mad About You" debuted on NBC, music impresario Don Was crossed paths with Paul Reiser at the airport. In short order, a theme song was born. "It happened very serendipitously,"…
Rupert Murdoch's Oz cabler Foxtel is poised for a vicious lawsuit with Australia's antitrust watchdog as hopes fade for a smooth passage of its A$650 million ($481 million) merger with embattled…
Tom Kennedy has been elected president of Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for the 1997-98 season, while Ralph Story and Lloyd Sigmon return as VPs.
Director Bill D'Elia, working from a script by "Chicago Hope" scribes Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin, breaks format and takes the five-season-old hospital drama into its riskiest, most original…
Sony Corp., Sharp Corp. and Philips Electronics N.V. have developed a test 42-inch-wide, flat-panel PALC (plasma addressed liquid crystal display). The displays are thinner than conventional monitors.
Looking to get a toehold in the fledgling sports bar business, Disney Regional Entertainment and ESPN on Tuesday jointly announced the launch of a chain of ESPN Grill restaurants that will serve as…
Kenneth Branagh has replaced the previously announced Anthony Hopkins as narrator of the epic Turner Original Prods. 24-hour documentary series "Cold War," with Hopkins forced to drop his commitment…
In "Twin Stories," what starts out suggesting a coy spec about identical twins walking lockstep all their lives turns instead into a deeply moving, surprisingly tender look at how six people cope…
KTLA is discontinuing its 11 a.m. weekday newscast, which is anchored by Jennifer York and meteorologist Roland Galvin, effective Friday.
Everybody complains about the Emmys. It's become a favorite Hollywood pastime, especially in August and September while the voting is taking place and the statues are awarded.