In an attempt to cash in on Peter Jackson's remake of "King Kong," the History Channel, in which NBC has a 25% stake, will air its latest special, "Giganto: The Real King Kong," on Thursday.
New plays from established scribes Charles Mee and Theresa Rebeck, along with premiere offerings from the younger crew of Jordan Harrison, Eric Coble, Sharr White and activist-artist Rha Goddess…
The New York Yankees-owned YES Network would harvest 14.5% more men 18 to 49, if Nielsen were able to record people who watch the channel in bars, restaurants, hotels, college dorms, second homes and…
Jude Law has been set to play the male lead in "Holiday," the romantic comedy writer-director Nancy Meyers will shoot for Columbia Pictures early next year. Pic is shooting in London and Los Angeles.
It's become a nasty fact of life in the visual effects world: F/x shops are being asked to do more, better, and in less time than ever before. So it's no surprise they find themselves in a race to…
Subscribers will be able to watch next year's Commonwealth Games on seven simultaneous digital channels thanks to a deal announced Monday between Oz feevee operators and the Commonwealth Games Corp.
Platinum Studios, IDG Films and Relativity Media are financing and producing two back-to-back features based on comicbook series "Witchblade." Lensing is set to begin late next year in China. No…
No, "Star Wars" didn't invent visual effects. It just seems that way. Films ranging from "Metropolis" to "2001: A Space Odyssey" left auds wide-eyed, but George Lucas' epic saga created the modern…
A young staffer of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" committed suicide over the weekend, causing cable network Comedy Central to halt production of Monday night's episode.
"Wedding Crashers" helmer David Dobkin is walking down the small-screen aisle with former Fox Entertainment TV Group chairman Sandy Grushow. Duo are teaming with feature scribe Darren Lemke for…
New York-based Plum Pictures has optioned English-language remake rights to the Michael Haneke-directed French thriller "Cache." The film follows a popular TV personality and his wife, who find…