David Murphy has joined the H.N. Swanson Literary Agency as an agent in the TV department. Murphy has spent the past four years working in the TV and feature literary departments at ICM.
Some call it the blockbuster doc. "A Brief History of Time" executive producer Gordon Freedman has teamed with Anthony Greene to mount the production of "Marilyn Monroe, Life After Death."
Group broadcaster Clear Channel Communications--whose stock has risen more than 25% over the last month-- yesterday posted strong fourth-quarter earnings and recorded the best full-year operating…
Barry Kemp has resigned as exec producer of the first-year Universal TV-ABC comedy series "Delta," citing "professional differences"--apparently with star and co-exec producer Delta Burke.
The Fox Television Stations said yesterday that it will acquire its eighth station, Fox affiliate WATL in Atlanta. Terms of the agreement weren't disclosed, but Atlanta is among the top 12 television…
In the 23 years since the Federal Communications Commission adopted fin-syn rules to protect independent producers, the share of indie-produced programs in prime time has fallen dramatically.
Elizabeth Taylor joins Larry King for a one-hour conversation on "Larry King TNT Extra" March 3 at 8 p.m. (ET), climaxing TNT's two-week tribute to Taylor for her upcoming American Film Institute…
KTTV has confirmed the hiring of Nancy Valenta as exec producer of "Fox News at 10," reuniting the former KNBC-TV news director with station general manager Tom Capra, as expected .
Despite another one-sided contest, the resurgence of Dallas as "America's team" won over America, as metered-market ratings for NBC's Super Bowl XXVII telecast jumped 9% over last year, with a shot…
PBS' venerable "Nature" series focuses its cameras on a special two-hour adventure through one of the world's most exotic living museums of anthropology and natural history. With its magnificent…
CBS will fight reality with reality beginning March 10, scheduling the Lorimar TV reality series "How'd They Do That?" at 8 p.m. Wednesdays opposite NBC's "Unsolved Mysteries."