Dean Valentine wants to make you laugh. More specifically, he wants you to watch "How to Make a Hot Girl Laugh," one of a handful of original Web series that he hopes will be the foundation of his…
Members of the Directors Guild of America have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the guild's new three-year contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Lionsgate TV prexy Kevin Beggs has been elected co-chair of NATPE, while NBC Universal Intl. honcho Roma Khanna has been elected to a second term as co-chair of the programming org.
The FCC has a message for ABC: Buttocks and breasts do count as "sexual or excretory organs."
Alan Wertheimer likes vintage cars, playing baseball and restoring Craftsman furniture. He's known for scouting prospective clients by reading spec scripts and attending film fests. He's also the…
Where did everybody go? When the writers went on strike Nov. 5, the fear in the biz was that the major nets would have to hang out the "Gone Fishing" signs. As it turned out, exodus from the…
The Tribune-owned Los Angeles Times has made it official, naming Russ Stanton as its editor.
Tribune Co. will shed 400-500 jobs in its publishing division and corporate offices during the next few months as it comes to grips with declining revenue at its newspapers and the tight leash…
"The strike is over," Patric Verrone said, dispassionately but with the hint of a smile. "Our membership has voted. Writers can go back to work."
The counting has begun. The polls have closed at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills and a group of about 10 guild staffers are sitting around a long table counting the paper ballots cast on whether to…
Though the writers strike can't officially end until tonight, the town began the week very much in post-strike mode.