NBC has ordered six one-hour episodes of "Thank God You're Here," an improvisational comedy series from FremantleMedia North America, the producers of Fox's "American Idol."
Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" won the top prize at the St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Assn. Awards, which also named the helmer as best director.
Lionsgate is wrapping up a $210 million slate financing pact led by Goldman Sachs -- a sign that hedge funds remain attracted to Hollywood, or at least to particular deals, despite mixed results in…
Mar Abadin, a former sales executive for six years at Filmax Intl., has been tapped as head of sales at new Madrid-based international sales agency 6 Sales.
NBC has renewed "The Office," "My Name Is Earl," "Heroes" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" for the 2007-08 season. News is not unexpected, especially for newcomer "Heroes," which is the…
"Smallville" is coming to the small screen -- the real small screen. "Smallville" is coming to the small screen -- the real small screen. Warner Bros. and the CW net are producing a six-episode…
It's time for Fox's rivals to duck and cover, because "American Idol" is back and it's bigger than ever. The Fox phenom opened to boffo numbers Tuesday night, with the two-hour premiere ranking as…
U.S. actor-director Ed Harris ("Copying Beethoven") will be honored at the 8th Las Palmas Intl. Film Festival, which runs March 16-24.
Optimistic Media, the British company specializing in interactive TV, is strengthening its presence in the U.S.
The Intl. Forum of New Cinema, the Berlinale's avant garde and experimental sidebar, has unveiled this year's program, which includes screeners from 29 countries, including 25 world premieres and 15…
The European Commission has launched a three-step initiative aimed at probing media concentration in the European Union and its effect on media pluralism and freedom of expression.