Investigators from Los Angeles searched the Pittsburgh Film Office in a probe of tens of thousands of dollars of public money allegedly misused by the Entertainment Industry Development Corp.
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Helmer Kimberly Peirce is in final negotiations to land a two-year first-look deal at DreamWorks. Peirce is being brought into the studio by co-production prexy Michael De Luca, who had given the…
Harvey Pitt, the embattled chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, resigned Tuesday night, citing the troubles that have arisen in the agency under his watch.
Steven Bochco is hopping into bed with HBO, teaming with scribe Alison Cross to create an hourlong drama series that will be set entirely around the bedroom area of a married New York couple.
In a dramatic twist to the already skittish coverage of Tuesday's national election, the service used by TV news nets to conduct exit polls abruptly pulled the plug Tuesday afternoon following its…
VH1 has whipped out "Big" guns for the latest round of originals it plans to shoot. The Viacom-owned cable net has skedded the inaugural "VH1 Big in 2002 Awards" -- a kudocast that evolved from and…
The Walt Disney Co. and Clare Milne, the heir of Winnie the Pooh author A.A. Milne, Tuesday filed a lawsuit seeking a court ruling that Milne can terminate the North American merchandising rights…
Director Rick Rosenthal has officially announced the formation of indie production company Whitewater Films and appointed Susan Johnson VP of production and development, and Ryan Peterson director of…
While I respect Alan Wertheimer’s past efforts on behalf of writers and the Writers Guild of America, his guest column analysis (Daily Variety, Oct. 23) of the upcoming credits vote is seriously…
Veteran NBC Studios exec producer Gary Considine is ankling the Peacock to exec produce "54321," a daily action sports mag set to bow on the Fox Sports Net.
Where has all the talent gone? Or, more to the point, where have all the people who love and respect talent gone? I know there’s talent out there, in droves, just waiting to be discovered. Problem is…