Michael Feinstein pic "The Great American Songbook" will close the 14th annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival on Jan. 19.
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Feature pros Mike White ("The Good Girl") and Jay Roach ("Austin Powers") have partnered to produce an untitled pilot for the Fox network.
HDNet has signed a deal with Paramount Domestic Television for broadcast rights to several series originally shot in high-def TV.
A coalition of religious groups has said it will create a digital cable channel focused on "faith-based programming."
In an attempt to back more commercially successful homegrown pics, government funding agency Telefilm Canada raised the bar last week for filmmakers seeking coin for projects.
DirecTV is shutting down its broadband subsidiary and laying off half the unit's 400 employees as part of a drive to eliminate expensive, unprofitable units. Division was slated to lose some $110…
Touchstone Television's top comedy and drama lieutenants have been handed senior vice president stripes.
"Sports Night" alum Joshua Malina is reuniting with scribe Aaron Sorkin, joining the cast of "The West Wing" as a series regular.
Hollywood studios are expected to back the Directors Guild of America in a legal move today against companies and stores that rent and sell sanitized versions of films.
Marty and Harvey together again. Miramax is teaming with Warner Bros. and IEG to finance the $100 million-plus budget of "The Aviator." The film, about the early life of Howard Hughes, will be the…
Showtime viewers will see Seymore Butts next year. The pay TV network has greenlit a half-hour latenight reality series chronicling the life of adult entertainment producer, director and occasional…