Thoughtful portrayals of Jews and Judaism have been few and far between in primetime TV, but the same can be said for most minority groups, a panel of TV biz heavyweights agreed Thursday at a confab…
Speculation that satcaster DirecTV is poised to buy out its beleaguered rival PrimeStar flared again as the stock price of a TCI affiliate that owns 37% of PrimeStar spiked as much as 69% Wednesday…
Rick Feldman, the longtime general manager of Chris Craft's KCOP Los Angeles, will ankle his post at the end of March. The parting was described as amicable.
Freshman syndie yakkers Roseanne and Howie Mandel will be missing in action at the NATPE confab in New Orleans next week.
Tribune Broadcasting is poised to open its own chapter of the "Everybody Loves Raymond" fan club.
Bierer has been named prexy of the indie production outfit Radio With Pictures.
KCBS Los Angeles was the volume leader in the Radio-Television News Assn. of Southern California's annual Golden Mike kudos, but the top newscast honors went to NBC's San Diego O&O KNSD and Fox O&O…
Melissa Joan Hart has signed to star in NewStar Television's made-for "Jacob's Hands," based on a newly uncovered screenplay penned by literary dynamic duo Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.
The offense is a 15-pound, 53-year-old putty tat. The defense is 4-ounce, 56-year-old Tweety bird. Both are graduates of the Friz Freleng-Merrie Melodies school of cartoon capers.
Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting is on the move. After launching the CityVision local programming format on its Miami TV station last June, the USA station group is seriously considering rolling out…
Laurie Rhodes has been upped to veep of programming for Paramount Domestic TV. Rhodes will oversee East Coast-based production for Par’s syndie wing, including day-to-day production on “The Montel…