HBO and Showtime have landed helmers for high-profile pilots. Carl Franklin is set to direct HBO's David Milch pilot "Last of the Ninth"; Allen Coulter has signed on for Showtime's untitled Edie…
It's all here: The highs, the lows, the triumphs and tragedies -- and, of course, the trousers. Even 30 years on, Rutles docu "All You Need Is Cash" endures as an insightful, breezily paced pic that…
The Mouse House has named Dennis Shuler as exec veep and chief human resources officer, reporting to Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger.
Radio biz veteran Lee Abrams has been named chief innovation officer at Tribune Co.
Oxygen's transformation under new boss Lauren Zalaznick continues with the appointment of Bravo programming exec Amy Introcaso-Davis as head of original programming.
HBO has pacted with the Weinstein Co., the BBC and filmmakers Anthony Minghella and Richard Curtis for a drama skein based on Alexander McCall Smith's popular book series "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective…
Baltimore has been David Simon's muse throughout his professional life, from his days as a junior reporter for the Baltimore Sun newspaper to the March 9 conclusion of his epic saga of life and crime…
The woman of a thousand characters is at it again. Tracey Ullman takes the measure of contempo America in her new Showtime sketch series "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union," which begins its…
Trustees of the Directors Guild of America's health plan have moved to help DGA members who lost eligibility for health care coverage as a result of the 100-day writers strike.
Shelley Ross has been shown the door at CBS' "The Early Show" after barely six months as the ayemcast's top exec producer.