"Hairspray" star Marissa Jaret Winokur is preparing to dance her way to daytime TV. Following a bidding war with other studios, Sony Pictures Television has inked a deal to develop a daytime gabber…
ABC Studios is looking outside the usual Hollywood talent pool, inking a series development deal with chick lit queen Jennifer Weiner.
Deciding there's not enough room under the big top, ABC has scrapped its plan to revive "Circus of the Stars" as a weekly reality show.
Mariah. Madonna. Robin Sparkles? While the music biz is focused on the looming battle of the divas, execs at 20th Century Fox TV and CBS are trying to drum up online buzz for a return visit from…
In one of his first big deals since joining IMG, Chris Albrecht has engineered a partnership with reality producer Andrew Glassman ("Average Joe") to produce and distribute unscripted projects.
NBC Entertainment exec Terence Carter -- who helped oversee development of the net's "Knight Rider" revival -- has been upped to VP of drama programming at the Peacock.
CBS is adding two scripted series and a trio of reality newcomers to its summer programming mix, finalizing a third-quarter sked that's once again heavy on "Big Brother" and crime repeats.
Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert have tapped "The X-Files" vet John Shiban to exec produce their upcoming syndie skein "Wizard's First Rule."
Frances Conroy has joined the cast of the CBS comedy contender "Mike Birbiglia's Secret Public Journal."
"Survivor" is going HD. Granddaddy of the current generation of competition-based reality shows will make the jump to high-definition starting with its 17th edition, which lenses this summer for a…
Sue Naegle comes battle-tested out of the dog-eat-dog world of Hollywood agents.