"Big Brother" host Julie Chen is embracing her inner Chenbot. Chen's husband, CBS supremo Leslie Moonves, told Daily Variety earlier this month that he and Chen are now proud owners of coffee mugs…
Lionsgate Television is keeping drama producers Lloyd Segan and Shawn Piller inhouse, signing the pair to a first-look overall development deal.
NBC has snatched up the blog-based drama "The Anonymous Lawyer," while Fox is playing ball with "Bull Durham" scribe Ron Shelton on a comedy called "The Nut."
Mark Burnett is teaming with music entrepreneur-producer Emilio Estefan to mount an assault on the burgeoning Latino crossover marketplace. Duo have launched Estefan/Burnett Entertainment with an eye…
In one of the richest TV talent deals in recent years, CBS has signed LL Cool J to develop and star in a series project for the Eye.
Universal Pictures and Focus Features have inked a three-year first-look production pact with helmer Fernando Meirelles to bring Portuguese- and English-language pics by Brazilian helmers to the…
NBC Universal has named Paula Madison exec VP of diversity. She adds this title to her roles as president and general manager of KNBC Los Angeles and general manager of KVEA and KWHY.
Kevin Bacon will direct an episode of wife Kyra Sedgwick's hit drama "The Closer." Bacon will helm the second-season finale, which will air on TNT in December. Bacon previously directed Sedgwick in…
Paramount has selected four charities to receive 10% of the U.S. box office for the first five days of its Oliver Stone-directed Sept. 11 drama "World Trade Center," which opens Aug. 9.
The WGA West nominating committee has announced the final list of 17 candidates running for eight open two-year seats on the guild's board of directors.