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…
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…
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).
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.
Attention area fire marshals — Bobcat Goldthwait is developing a variety show for cabler FX. Goldthwait, the comedian who faced arson charges after setting a chair on fire during a 1994 appearance on…
During a week of relative stability and status quo, the reality strips "Judge Judy" and "Real TV" continued to carve out sizable ratings turf in the Nielsen syndication household rankings for the…