For months, network and studio execs have been scrambling to work around the disruptions caused by the writers strike and keep their operations functioning as normally as possible under the…
With the WGA poised to call it a wrap on the writers strike as early as this weekend, Thursday sure felt like the last day of picketing in Hollywood.
NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker has tapped ESPN exec Salil Mehta to serve as NBC U prexy of business operations, strategy and development.
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The transformation of Tribune Co. under new owner Sam Zell continued Monday with the appointment of former Fox Television Network prexy Ed Wilson as president of Tribune Broadcasting.
The upcoming 25th annual William S. Paley Television Festival will feature the premiere of Tracey Ullman's new Showtime sketch comedy series, "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union."
As the lawyers work overtime to hammer out the details, scenarios are emerging that could -- underline could -- bring an end to the WGA strike as early as next week.
TV biz veteran Ed Wilson has been named president of Tribune Broadcasting, where he'll oversee the company's 23 TV stations, Tribune Entertainment, WGN Superstation and WGN Radio.
Appropriately enough for Super Bowl weekend, the WGA and the studios were driving toward the end zone, looking to lock in a strike-ending deal as early as this week.
Talks between WGA leaders and top studio execs on Friday and Saturday have been productive enough to generate cautious optimism that a settlement to the three-month-old strike may soon be at hand.
At first, it might have looked like an employment rehab program for former studio syndication execs.
He's a machine, that Howie Mandel. He hosts three episodes of NBC's "Deal or No Deal" in primetime a week. He still does 200-odd standup comedy dates a year.