Deana Elwell has been named executive VP of the newly formed Polygram Television, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and overseeing all divisions including finance…
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has named Rob Dauber an exec producer of "Ricki Lake," joining the show's two other exec producers, Garth Ancier and Gail Steinberg. Separately, Col named Sandra…
NBC's J.J. Jamieson is ankling his post as director of miniseries and motion pictures for television to become president of Avenue Pictures Television.
In what station officials term a "mini-pilot," KFWB-AM in Los Angeles has forged an alliance with KMEX-TV to use the Spanish broadcaster's reporters for live takes during President Clinton's trip to…
In another small concession to affiliates, NBC is dropping the "Dateline" name from reruns of its "Dateline NBC" newsmagazine on the MSNBC cable network.
Berk Schwartz Bonann Prods. and Toronto's Alliance Communications Corp. are producing a two-hour action movie, "Assault on Devil's Island," starring Hulk Hogan and Shannon Tweed, for Turner Network…
Halfway into baseball season, Madison Square Garden Network and Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX have finally reached a deal on broadcasting Yankees games: WPIX has purchased the rights to 40 games this…
Richard Branson's Virgin Media Group plans to launch music and travel TV channels in the U.K., a step in keeping with the Virgin tycoon's refocus on pursuing entertainment interests.
The National Assn. of Television Programming Execs debuted its Anifx Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday.
Talkshow host Jerry Springer resigned Thursday from his controversial four-day stint as a commentator for WMAQ Chicago.