Documeisters Morgan Spurlock and Nick Broomfield will teach master classes at Britdoc 2006, the U.K.'s first film fest dedicated to feature-length documentaries, when it launches this summer at…
Warner Bros. has scared up screen rights to "Heart Shaped Box," a thriller novel written by Joe Hill, the son of horror fiction maven Stephen King. Akiva Goldsman will produce.
Nascent netlet the CW has announced its first programming exec under entertainment topper Dawn Ostroff, with Michael Roberts named exec VP of current programming.
ABC has found a new showrunner for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," tapping former "Late Show With David Letterman" producer Jill Leiderman to serve as exec producer of the latenight skein.
Focus Features has upped Eric Carr to veep of exhibitor marketing, based in Los Angeles.
Warner Bros. has tapped Phil Joanou to helm its remake of cop actioner "Sharky's Machine" and set it up with Basil Iwanyk's Thunder Road to produce. Project is a potential starring vehicle for Mark…
Eric Effron, one of MSNBC's top programming execs, has announced he will not renew his contract after four years at the cable news channel.
DreamWorks Animation has harvested the music-driven CG-animation project "Punk Farm," picking up film rights to the children's book of the same name and hiring "Ice Age: The Meltdown" co-writer Jim…
James Bundy, artistic director of Yale Repertory Theater and dean of the prestigious Yale School of Drama, is recovering from Tuesday's open heart surgery, in which his infected aortic valve was…
Major changes are in store for Cartoon Network, which will step outside its charter for the first time and into live-action programming. Cabler has opened its doors to the unanimated world as part of…