CBS has given Sam Raimi, Shaun Cassidy and David Eick -- who collaborated on the 1995-96 Eye drama "American Gothic" -- a seven-figure put pilot commitment for an hourlong series described as a…
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ABC is bulking up on laughs, ordering four extra episodes of three of its most-watched laffers. Net has asked producers of "My Wife and Kids," "According to Jim" and "8 Simple Rules for Dating My…
In a boffo limited bow this weekend, Focus drama "Far From Heaven" grossed $207,110 from just six Gotham and L.A. theaters -- an amazing $34,518 per venue.
Ageless. "American Bandstand." New Year's Eve on ABC. The bloopers specials. That daytime talkshow with Danny Bonaduce.
THQ vice chairman and chief operating officer Jeff Lapin is ankling his post to pursue other opportunities. Lapin, who had been with the Calabasas vidgame publisher for four years, will not be…
"Swimfan" helmer John Polson will next direct "Deal," a co-production between Cheyenne Enterprises and Lakeshore Entertainment that will begin filming next year.
Fan site Movies.com has added online material from corporate cousin "Ebert and Roeper" to its movie review sections.
The London Film Festival screening of "Ken Park" was canceled Nov. 9 following a brawl between the pic's director, Larry Clark, and its U.K. distributor, Hamish McAlpine.
In a low-seven-figure deal, "Igby Goes Down" director Burr Steers will rewrite and direct "Gambit," Universal's remake of the 1966 British caper pic that starred Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.
Summit Entertainment has reupped production prexy Erik Feig and beefed up its development staff with the hire of Adrienne Biddle as VP development and Meredith Milton as creative exec.
BET exec VP of entertainment programming Curtis Gadson has ankled in the wake of the net's revamped programming focus and restructured organization.