Tom Fontana has been tapped to pen a series about the notorious Borgia clan that Chris Albrecht will exec produce for Gallic production shingle Lagardere Entertainment and Canal Plus.
Barely six months after joining the company, Gene Stein has been upped to head of TV at BermanBraun.
Cowabunga: Fox has given a two-season pickup to "The Simpsons," which will make the toon stalwart the longest-running scripted primetime skein in history.
Jay Leno was grilled by a WGA West panel Wednesday as part of a disciplinary proceeding that the guild has brought against "The Tonight Show" host stemming from last year's strike.
Shed Media, the U.K. film and TV shingle behind "Supernanny" and "Footballers Wives," is creating a U.S. umbrella company for its various production and distribution units.
LL Cool J is getting on the gumshoe beat. The rapper-actor has been set to star in CBS' planned spinoff of "NCIS."
As Fox execs were still sorting out the restructuring repercussions of Peter Chernin's pending exit as News Corp. prexy, there are also plenty of questions about Chernin's lucrative film and TV…
The CW has given early renewals for the 2009-10 season to six of its signature skeins: dramas "90210," "Smallville," "Gossip Girl," "One Tree Hill" and "Supernatural," and reality mainstay "America's…
Alan Braun, partner in Kaplan Stahler Braun, is exiting the boutique tenpercentery to join CAA as an agent in its alternative TV department. Braun has developed a niche for himself repping reality…
Peter Chernin has become so synonymous with Fox's film and television operations it's hard for the town to imagine doing business at Fox without him. Now they'll have to, and so will Rupert Murdoch.
Longtime showbiz journo Kim Masters has been tapped as the new host of KCRW's "The Business."