Take Joan Rivers and cross her with Mercedes Ruehl, add a pinch of Rosie O'Donnell and a dash of Bette Midler and you've got Ruby Wax, a nice Jewish girl from Chicago who hit it big with her own…
Universal Studios' parent, Seagram Co., and Viacom haven't reached agreement on a plan to restructure ownership of their jointly owned USA Network nearly a month after a Delaware court ordered them…
The re-selling of Roseanne as a daytime TV commodity has begun. King World Prods. is looking for station bids for its upcoming Roseanne talker in New York and Los Angeles by the end of next week.
When surveys of past attendees of ShowBiz Expo made it clear that at least 40% of the trade show audience had purchasing authority regarding film commissions and location services, it was decided the…
In an effort to bring the current talks over a new program labeling system to a speedy resolution, the White House is planning a meeting next week that will include kidvid advocates and broadcasters…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.
FCC Commissioner Rachelle Chong formally asked chairman Reed Hundt Thursday to delay a vote to decide if the agency should conduct its own inquiry into liquor advertising on TV.
Docudrama, presented in flashback, unfolds like a riveting, if choppy, page-turning novel in telling the heretofore little-known story behind the story of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the…
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has promoted a slew of executives and made some other changes to its TV division.
Three key Variety experts will be part of the expo panels this year: senior columnist Army Archerd moderates a discussion of "Entertainment News Television," Rex Weiner leads the "To Market, to…