Disney-ABC Television Group and Walt Disney Studios in partnership with the WGA West are accepting applications for the 19th annual Writing Fellowship Program through Aug. 8. Details: disneyabctalent development.com and disneyfeaturewriting fellowshipprogram.com.
John Najarian has been promoted to executive vp digital media and business development at Comcast Entertainment Group, where he oversees the mobile, broadband and emerging businesses for E! Entertainment, Style Network and G4. He reports to the group's president and CEO, Ted Harbert.
UNDERWOOD ON DOCU DUTY
Associated Television International is teaming with Blair Underwood for a documentary chronicling the history of black artists in the entertainment industry. The telefilm, set to begin production shortly, is eyed for a spring 2009 TV premiere. ATI president David McKenzie conceived the project and will direct and exec produce alongside Underwood and Tommy Morgan Jr. through their Intrepid banner.