Michael King, TV Exec Who Helped Launch Oprah Winfrey’s Talk Show, Dies at 66 Variety – Music

Michael King, the syndication mogul who with his older brother Roger helped launch Oprah Winfrey’s talk show, “Dr. Phil,” “Wheel of Fortune” and Jeopardy” into hugely profitable syndication franchises, died Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 66. King reportedly died after contracting a virus several ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Patricia Highsmith's Ripley Heads For TV Empire Magazine

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All five novels to get serial treatment With this year marking the 60th anniversary of Tom Ripley’s debut, it seems fitting that a significant new screen project should be in the works. Much filmed already, this time he’s heading to television, with Television 360 and Endemol Shine Studios ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE