Unscripted series were the order of the day as MTV unveiled its slate of greenlit and in-development programming for the coming year, leading off with an "I Love Lucy"-style series starring pop…
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Joe Eszterhas is back. The screenwriter of "Basic Instinct" and "Flashdance" has signed a deal to pen "The Ice Bowl," a docudrama on ESPN that will re-create the atmosphere surrounding the celebrated…
Arthouse giant Landmark Theaters will today announce plans to outfit its entire 177-screen circuit for digital cinema and a related effort to deal directly with filmmakers lacking distribution for…
Nickelodeon spinoff digital channel Nick Gas will debut two vidgame-oriented half-hour shows beginning this Saturday.
Efforts by the MPAA and others to expand state-level anti-piracy laws are "wolves in sheep's clothing" that could have "a profound and destructive impact on consumers," the Consumer Electronics Assn…
ABC has decided to delay the series premiere of "Extreme Makeover." Reality skein, which gives ordinary folks the chance to remake their lives via plastic surgery and other tricks, had been set to…
"American Idol" will be turned into a vidgame by U.K.-based publisher Codemasters in the latest extension of the hit Fox TV show into other media.
Rutger Hauer and Samantha Mathis have joined the cast of TNT's mini "Salem's Lot," and Jeff Daniels is in final negotiations to star opposite Patricia Heaton in the cabler's remake of Neil Simon's…
Imagine Television senior VP Jennifer Robinson and Jim Henson Company business affairs veep Dyanne Stempel have made their first foray into screenwriting, selling spec script "Hostile Makeover" to…
Final names are being cast in this season's pilots, as projects such as ABC's untitled Kevin Hart comedy and CBS' "Joan of Arcadia" round out their rosters.