Sam Haskell has been upped to worldwide head of television for the William Morris Agency. Haskell, a 21-year WMA vet, will now oversee all of the agency's TV operations.
As its parent company announced the largest media merger ever, workaday programming business continued Tuesday at UPN. The weblet is closing in on a deal with Film Roman to pick up the Howard…
Chris Craft/United Television and the Federal Communications Commission are the wildcards in determining the future of UPN if the CBS-Viacom merger is completed.
The CBS News glass slipper fits ... Jane Clayson. A correspondent for ABC's "World News Tonight," Clayson is expected to be named today as the co-host alongside Bryant Gumbel of CBS' revamped ayem…
TV journo Greg Spring has been named director of development for King World Prods.
"I Spy" fans, get your VCRs ready. The Sept. 29 season preem of Bill Cosby's CBS sitcom will feature a reunion of those two ultracool, fast-talking undercover agents of TV yesteryear, Alexander Scott…
The nonfiction specials division of Buena Vista TV Prods. has been folded as a result of the merger of Disney's TV production arm and ABC Entertainment.
ABC vet Mitch Metcalf has been appointed senior veep of West Coast program research for NBC.
The directing duo of Will Speck and Josh Gordon, Oscar-nommed this year for their live-action short "Culture," are developing a comedy vehicle for 20th Century Fox TV.
Quincy Jones Entertainment and Telepictures Prods. have optioned the TV rights to "The White Guy," a one-man show from newcomer Stephen Hunt about his experiences in an interracial romantic…
Satcaster Echostar and Philips Consumer Electronics have clinched a distribution deal with discount retailer Target that promises to give a major boost to the brand-name recognition of Echostar's…