"ALLY MCBEAL" HASN'T only seen a ratings drop on Fox. Its syndicated run on sibling cable net FX has posted paltry ratings almost from last September's get-go. Now, FX is trying to unload the remainder of its multi-year syndication commitment-desperately. FX paid sibling Twentieth Television some $675,000 an episode, but FX would take somewhere in the $300,000 range, according to one insider. An FX spokesman said the show is not for sale.
BONNIE FULLER, ex-Glamour-puss and Cosmo-er, joins Us Weekly. On everyone's mind: How will the strong-willed, hard-charging editor co-exist with the strong-willed, hard-charging and extremely hands-on part owner, Jann Wenner?
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