Dennis Miller is teaming with "Hell's Kitchen" producer Arthur Smith to launch a weekly sports-themed gabber for cabler Versus.
Warner Bros. has made a preemptive bid for bigscreen rights to "Shining City," an upcoming tome about a milquetoast dad who unwittingly inherits a prostitution ring.
From royalty to reality: Lifetime has picked up a nonscripted pilot chronicling the exploits of thesp LisaRaye McCoy-Misick as she adapts to life as the first lady of Turks and Caicos Islands, a…
Nearly 15 years after "The X-Files" launched, Fox is looking to scare a new generation of viewers with "Fringe," a spooky skein from the minds of J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.
It's no secret that kids watch oodles of television, but they're increasingly turning their attention to the Web, so savvy networks are finding ways to reach young viewers online. Sites allow fans to…
Universal has bumped "Leatherheads" into next year to give injured director-star George Clooney time to incorporate additional footage and honor previous commitments.
Showtime is filling its prescription for "Possible Side Effects." Cabler has officially greenlit production on a pilot for the hourlong drama, which hails from exec producers Tim Robbins and Elaine…
The final resting place of Edward Yang is in the celebrated Pierce Bros. cemetery in Westwood, Calif.; his closest neighbor is Ruby Keeler, the '30s film star who always seemed to be in the right…
During the heyday of the Taiwan New Wave during the 1980s and early 1990s, there was never any other filmmaker working on the island like Edward Yang. And there certainly isn't now.
In the 1970s, Taiwan was the world's third-largest film production territory, making 200-300 films a year. Today annual output is less than 30. Moreover, much of that total is arthouse movies that…