Lance B. Taylor on Friday was named vice president of current comedy programming at Fox Broadcasting Co., replacing Mark Ganshirt, who left the company the same day.
Thursday night's "MTV Video Music Awards" telecast earned the show the third-highest ratings in its 14-year history: a 7.5 rating/12 share in MTV homes, or some 5.2 million households. It represents…
Former Republic Pictures VP Bonnie Sugar has teamed with entrepreneur Rosalyn Bazar to form Greenwich Entertainment, a new film and TV production company.
Jennifer Esposito has been cast as a regular character on the ABC sitcom "Spin City." Esposito will play the role of Stacy Paterno, Michael J. Fox's sexy new assistant.
Ambitious TV special by writer-director-comic Steve Oedekerk is practically wall-to-wall and, in many cases, terrific computer graphics. That accomplished, perhaps next time Oedekerk will spend more…
E.W. Scripps has sold its two San Antonio outlets, KENS-TV and KENS-AM, to A.H. Belo in exchange for Belo's 56% stake in the TV Food Network and $75 million in cash. Sources say the overall value of…
Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, is retiring. He will remain in his post until the end of the year in order to oversee the…
There will be no shortage of places to watch Princess Diana's funeral on television early Saturday morning, even for those who lack cable and don't plan to drag themselves out of bed in the middle of…
In spite of a strong start last month, ratings for syndication's new latenight contenders, Buena Vista TV's "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Columbia TriStar's "Vibe," are trending down.
The first project to come out of the newly formed Singer-White Entertainment will be "Flying Blind," a USA Network telepic starring Claudia Christian, who recently ankled the syndie sci-fi series…
Representatives from the U.S. film industry and France's rights collection agency Sacem have agreed to continue the Franco American Fund for Cinema and Television, set up last year to help young…