The Directors Guild of America has reached a tentative two-year contract agreement with the independent commercial producers org.
Cabler IFC is getting in biz with the Bluth clan.
From "Jaws" to "Jurassic Park," Steven Spielberg's movies have been a major source of inspiration for J.J. Abrams and his many collaborators.
"Lost" was the longshot that never should have worked.
ABC has cut a deal with Fox Television Studios and Little Engine for a 13-episode order of a drama dubbed "The Gates."
Showtime has given a pilot order to John Wells Prods. and Warner Bros. TV for an adaptation of the long-running British family drama "Shameless."
"Burn Notice" scribe Ben Watkins has set up a drama project at Fox and 20th Century Fox TV about a undercover femme investigator who battles her own identity issues.
Bloomberg LP has cut a deal to acquire BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw-Hill Co.
A&E has given a pilot order to a Fox Television Studios drama to star Radha Mitchell as a femme LAPD detective struggling with bipolar disorder.
Chernin Entertainment is looking for laughs in the workplace. The 20th Century Fox TV-based shingle has set up two comedy projects at CBS with workplace settings.
Scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, who were the kings of the summer B.O. as the screenwriters of "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and "Star Trek," have enlisted on another classic franchise…