One Wednesday night laffer has reason to cheer -- while two Tuesday sitcoms may want to jeer -- as ABC picked up a full season of "The George Lopez Show" and NBC played schedule roulette yet again…
Markets & Festivals
Newly formed production, development and financial shingle Ovation Entertainment has ramped up its development slate by acquiring two new projects and developing a third.
Columbia and producer Laurence Mark made a preemptive high-six figure against seven-figure buy of "Six Shooters," a spec script by John Enbom that is described as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"…
A funny thing happened to ABC Family on the way to creating a two-hour block of rerun series to run a few days after their premiere on the ABC Network: "That Was Then," one of the planned hours, was…
Alex Weinberger has been upped to exec director, comedy series, and Nina Howie and Jodie Platt have been upped to directors at Touchstone Television, prexy Stephen McPherson announced. On the…
Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson will return for the second edition of Fox's "American Idol," joining fellow judge Simon Cowell, who had already reupped with the hit talent show.
Boxing announcer Jim Lampley has renewed his contract with HBO Sports for another three years.
Endeavor has hired Lance Klein to join the agency's alternative television department.
Online movie seller Intertainer said it will shut down next week to conserve resources for its antitrust lawsuit against competitor Movielink and the three studios backing that service.
Manhattan Pictures Intl. has picked up North American distribution rights to Puerto Rican production entity Muvi Films' pic "12 Hours," which was showcased at the Tribeca Film Festival…
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media