Warner Bros. Pictures has bought spec script "Take My Wife" and set it up with Jay Chandrasekhar's comedy shingle Broken Lizard to produce.
Uma Thurman is set to star in romantic comedy "The Accidental Husband" for the Yari Film Group, which is eyeing Griffin Dunne to direct. Yari Film is producing with Team Todd and Blumhouse Prods.
ABC and CBS are headed for a battle of the bands this summer. The Alphabet has decided to pit its music competish "The One: Making a Music Star" against the second season of CBS' Mark…
Paramount Pictures has hired Angela Robinson ("Herbie: Fully Loaded") to helm "Pledged," based on Alexandra Robbins' nonfiction tome about sorority life.
Foreign countries are bombarding the U.S. with their TV shows. As many as 150 cable networks programming in 30 different languages are elbowing one another for space on cable systems and satellite…
Women's network WE and Lionsgate Television are pairing up for some "Dirty Dancing." Cabler has greenlit eight episodes of "Dirty Dancing: Living the Dream," a small-screen version of the 1987…
Rachael Leigh Cook is batting for baseball drama "The Final Season," joining a cast led by Sean Astin and Powers Boothe.
John Krokidas will helm the adaptation of David K. Israel's "Behind Everyman: A Novel for Guys and the Women Who Rescue Them" for producers Michelle Sy and Beth Elise Hawk.
Stephen Carter, CEO of Blighty's Office of Communications (Ofcom), is to ankle the regulator this fall.
Actor Paul Gleason, who played the frustrated principal in "The Breakfast Club" and the bad guy in "Trading Places," has died. He was 67.
Hard Sell: Garrison Keillor is probably the most polarizing national radio personality this side of Rush Limbaugh. Either like millions of devoted NPR listeners you have an abiding affection for the…