Joe Davola has been named executive producer of "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show." Davola comes to Buena Vista TV's new syndie latenight strip from Dreamworks Television, where he helped establish the…
Seven consortia, including one involving French private TV network TF1 and another taking on board Canadian company United Television Intl., are in the bidding for South Africa's first private…
After months of pitches from nearly every studio in town, Warner Bros. TV has landed the highly coveted Tom Selleck sitcom project at CBS, which could debut as early as March.
PBS and ABC nabbed 10 Emmys apiece in NATAS' 18th annual news and documentaries competish Wednesday night.
Damon Wayans has sealed a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce and star in a comedy series for Fox Broadcasting Co., confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, Aug. 18).
Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins, whose Tollin/Robbins Prods. is responsible for the ongoing Nickelodeon series "All That" and "Kenan & Kel," have extended its exclusive production partnership with the…
Scenarist D.K. Hadley has turned Ellen Raskin's prize-winning children's mystery into an intricate, complex romp whose outre characters and labyrinthine plot could use polishing. Directed loosely by…
ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Dan Patrick on Wednesday signed a contract extension that will keep him attached to the sports cable net through the year 2004.
As expected, ABC prexy Preston Padden and Sinclair Broadcasting Corp. prexy David Smith have been invited to testify at the Senate Commerce Committee's Sept. 17 hearing on broadcasters' plans for the…
French pay television company Canal Plus is about to become one of the country's main cable operators by taking a majority stake in Compagnie Generale de Videocommunication (CGV).
The new-model "People's Court" and "Martha Stewart Living" got off to a good start Monday as the first wave of the season's syndie daytime crop premiered.