Film rights to novelist Barbara Kingsolver's "Pigs in Heaven" and Delacorta's "The Rap Factor" have been optioned by ChubbCo, the new film/TV/interactive company formed by former Pressman Films exec…
Capital Cities/ABC yesterday declared its 5 cents regular quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable Aug. 11 to shareholders of record June 30.
An unusual movie/TV tie-in has been fashioned to promote Chevy Chase's transition from the theatrical film wars back to TV as a talkshow host for Fox Broadcasting.
TV producer Bill Bracken has been named executive in charge of production for Fox Broadcasting Co.'s upcoming late-night series, "The Chevy Chase Show."
Bob Chuck has been appointed vice president, special projects, at Dick Clark Prods. Inc., according to Francis C. La Maina, prexy and CEO.
Hans Grimm will be the new chief of German private web Sat 1, replacing Werner Klatten, who was dismissed by the station's board in late May. The appointment of adman Grimm came as a surprise in…
Fans of fairy tale courtships andstar-crossed lovers need wait no more. ABC Video has joined forces with ABC Daytime Television to present a new series of homevideos, "ABC Daytime Video."
Dutch commercial broadcaster RTL-4 is under attack for allegedly flouting EC regulations on advertising. Dutch media authority the Media Commission has advised culture minister Hedy d'Ancona that the…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will hold another hearing Friday on the subject of TV violence.
Actor Christopher Cotten knew he did a good job portraying a criminal on "America's Most Wanted." He found out just how good when he was detained by police Sunday.