Atlantis Communications has added two children's series, a TV movie and a drama pilot with a combined budget of more than C$20 million ($14 million) to its 1998 production slate.
Buoyed by last month's Oscarcast, entertainment magazine shows were the only syndie shows to gain ground in the national Nielsen derby for the week ending March 29.
Argentina's TV leader Telefe today will become the latest Latino broadcaster with an international version of its channel, with the official roll-out of Telefe Intl.
UPN has cast veteran actor Joe Morton ("Blues Brothers 2000") in its drama pilot "Mercy Point," and CBS has cast Robert Loggia ("Independence Day") and Jill Clayburgh ("Fools Rush In") in the drama…
A fundamentalist, self-proclaimed bishop and a small mouse are together gnawing at the base of Latin America's largest broadcaster, Brazilian TV giant Globo.
On the heels of Kay Koplovitz's resignation from USA Networks (Daily Variety, April 9) comes word that former Fox exec Stephen Chao is in serious talks to take a senior management post at the USA and…
Small TV groups face the possibility of higher commission rates as a result of Chancellor Media Corp.'s $150 million acquisition of station rep firm Petry Media, industry execs predicted after the…
UPN is getting a giant facelift in October: The netlet is planning an ambitious expansion from three to five consecutive nights of network programming, Monday through Friday.
"Spin City" creator Gary David Goldberg is ankling his post as exec producer of the series and is relocating to L.A., sources said Wednesday.
Football great Marcus Allen will announce his retirement today in Kansas City and disclose that he is signing a long-term pact with CBS Sports to serve as one of the in-studio analysts on the…
One of the entertainment industry's most talented and productive figures, with an empire encompassing music, films, TV and publishing, Quincy Jones has accumulated a large number of friends and…