MTV Arabia officially announced its lineup Monday with a big focus on hip-hop and user-generated content.
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Fox has lured Jerry Seinfeld to host a latenight talkshow -- for one night.
HBO Films and producer Ben Karlin have optioned "The Jefferson Bottles," a New Yorker article by Patrick Radden Keefe.
After setting up several film adaptations of its comicbooks around town, Devil's Due Publishing is settling down in Hollywood, tapping Stephen Christy to run the company's Los Angeles office.
With the town obsessing about a looming writers strike, the WGA's receiving plenty of static about its strike rules -- especially when it comes to showrunners.
Liz Mackiewicz has been named exec veep of worldwide distribution for Arclight Films.
Cheryl Hines will make her feature directorial debut with the indie "Serious Moonlight," from a screenplay penned by the late Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered last year in New York.
The Capco Group, the firm headed by David Bergstein and Ron Tutor that owns ThinkFilm, Image Entertainment and the U.K.'s Capitol Films, has taken a large stake in foreign sales company IM Global.
Helmer Richard Shepard ("The Matador") is reuniting with ABC Studios, inking a seven-figure deal to direct two pilots for the Alphabet production arm.
Libyan prexy Moammar Gadhafi is bankrolling a new film about the Italian occupation of Libya to the tune of $50 million.