It was not exactly an easy sell: a TV movie about a woman who has autism, and, oh by the way, she designs slaughterhouses.
Showtime got Saturday's pre-Emmy parties off to a nice start with an intimate gathering by the pool at SkyBar.
Stepping into the spotlight of an Emmy nomination is a kick. Just ask any of this year's first-time Emmy contenders.
The Peacock and Universal Media Studios have cut a script deal with Rob Roy Thomas, the scribe-helmer behind the Bravo sitcom "Significant Others" and Fox's "Free Ride."
Laura Ziskin knew that this year's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon would face an uphill battle to meet or exceed the $100 million raised for medical research by the first event in 2008.
Are there newspapers in Michael Eisner's future?
Julie Weitz, a longtime lit agent at WME and a former top TNT programming exec, has joined Carol Mendelsohn's production banner as prexy.
Jamie Tarses has recruited ABC Studios alum Julia Franz as a partner in her bustling Fanfare banner based at Sony Pictures TV.
The second quarter was a perfect storm of bad news for cable operators.
As the biz prepares for Sunday's Emmy Awards, a clutch of industry execs is quietly moving forward on planning the Paley Center for Media's rival kudofest.
Call him a legal superhero. Writer-producer Rick Eid has teamed with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci on a drama pilot for Fox and 20th Century Fox TV about a prosecutor who suddenly possesses the…