Attorney General John Aschroft announced legislation Wednesday that would restore a "virtual child pornography" law recently struck down by the country's highest court for treading on the First…
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"Saturday Night Live's" Tracy Morgan will star in his own one-hour spec for Comedy Central and host a new standup series for the laffer net.
Two former execs at Michael Ovitz's troubled AMG -- Artists Television Group prexy Eric Tannenbaum and Artists Production Group prexy Cathy Schulman -- are setting up a film and TV production company…
Brett Ratner is in early negotiations to direct "Paycheck," a futuristic tale of a man who has part of his memory erased, for Paramount Pictures.
Oh, the web of intrigue. So high are expectations for Sony's weekend bow of "Spider-Man," it's considered a foregone conclusion the comic-inspired actioner will easily break the $68.1 million frame…
Executive turned producer turned director Rob Cohen is the first signing for newly formed Original, the full-service management production company formed by Neal Moritz and Marty Adelstein in April.
Universal, Fox and Paramount are the frontrunners in the ferocious bidding battle for "The Day After Tomorrow," a spec script for a big-budget, high-concept sci-fi film in which the world is ravaged…
Last night's TV Academy salute to NBC was missing one very important Peacock player: Don Ohlmeyer.
Call it the JP Mafia: Veteran scribes Judd Pillot, John Peaslee and Jon Pollack have been tapped to serve as exec producer-showrunners of NBC's Thursday hit "Just Shoot Me."
Firm Films, the feature division of entertainment and brand management company the Firm, has paid mid-six figures to option the feature rights to the novel "Truth or Die," penned by Guy Toubes and…
The cable biz said Wednesday that it will begin carrying a handful of digital channels at no charge to broadcasters or cable nets, answering a call by Federal Communications Commission chair Michael…