Paramount and DreamWorks have set Brad Silberling to direct "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," the adaptation of the books that will star Jim Carrey as the evil Count Olaf.
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ABC is teaming up with the producers of "Blind Date" for an unscripted series some industry wags are already labeling a reality take on "Indecent Proposal."
Disney-based production shingle Beacon has tapped Michael Helfant chief operating officer.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Webheads are finalizing their comedy pilot pickups, with ABC and UPN adding more laffers to their lineups Wednesday.
John Larroquette has joined NBC's "Happy Family," while Gloria Reuben has taken the lead in Lifetime Television's "1-800-Missing."
"The Pianist," "The Hours," "Gangs of New York," "Adaptation" and "The Good Girl" snared Golden Trailer noms Tuesday in the category of outstanding drama.
Vidgame publisher THQ has reported record revenues of $481 million for 2002 -- up almost 27% from 2001 -- thanks in part to million-selling titles based on Hollywood licenses "Spongebob Squarepants,"…
A joint venture between Clear Channel Entertainment and the Vatican could just represent a match made in heaven.
ABC is adding another hour of unscripted programming to its primetime lineup, slotting "The Family" in "NYPD Blue's" 10 p.m. Tuesday timeslot.
After just 11 months, the Firm has lost Steve Ross, who'd overseen client branding initiatives for the Firm's Pony sneaker brand and as well as licensing and merchandising, retail development and…