TV station vet Paul Bissonette has been upped to vice president and general manager of Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX New York.
MGM Animation has tapped sitcom scribe Ruth Bennett as exec producer and head writer of its upcoming syndie series "The Lionhearts."
An Olympic-sized lead-in wasn't enough to put CBS' David Letterman over the top in his nightly contest against NBC's Jay Leno last week, but it did help CBS close the gap.
Tribune Entertainment has appointed Ronald Levinson to the newly created post of VP of programming and development. Levinson will oversee development and production of scripted programming for the…
Joanne Burns has been named veepee of research and strategic planning for Eyemark Entertainment.
Buena Vista Television has tapped syndie TV vet Stephanie Drachkovitch as its new head of development (Daily Variety, Feb. 2).
Bill and Hillary, take heart: Monicagate didn't rate for syndie newsmags in the days after the latest White House controversy erupted.
John Goldhammer has ankled his post as an exec producer of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight strip "Vibe." Goldhammer is expected to pass the showrunner's baton today to Kim Swann…
The post-merger shakeup at Pearson All American continued Thursday as production prexy David Gerber confirmed plans to leave the company at the end of April.
El Nino made a surprise appearance Tuesday on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show."
Lisa Hackner-Goldberg has been upped to VP of development for Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods.