Gotham's nonprofit Roundabout Theater Company is set to produce its first national tour. Company will offer helmer Scott Ellis' mounting of "Twelve Angry Men," which had a Tony-nommed 32-week run…
VH1 has promoted Michael Hirschorn to exec VP of original programming and production, a new post. Before Hirschorn joined VH1 in July 2001, he was editor-in-chief of Inside.com.
FX drama "The Shield" shows no signs of slowing down, apprehending more than 3.4 million viewers Tuesday with its fifth-season premiere. Standing as the day's top-rated cablecast, "The Shield"…
In New York: "Mostly I think about whoever I was having an affair with, and how much I weighed!" That was Shirley MacLaine at the recent Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, where she received an award…
Sales house Cineclick Asia has picked up international rights to "Time," the new project by Korea's most controversial arthouse director, Kim Ki-duk. "Time" tells the story of a woman's efforts to…
Swedish helmer Lukas Moodysson is surprised that his latest feature, "Container," has been invited to the Berlin Film Festival, where it will be screened in the Panorama section. "It's so strange…
Opting for darker themes, Directors Guild of America members have tapped ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" with two nominations each in primetime TV series awards categories.
Former Lionsgate marketing honcho John Hegeman has been appointed chief operating officer of Fox's new -- and still unnamed -- young adult-focused division.
Robert Altman will receive an honorary award at the 78th annual Academy Awards. Altman has received five Oscar nominations for directing and two for producing, but this Oscar statuette will be his…
Gene Simmons is gearing up to star in his own "Osbournes"-style docusoap for A&E. Cabler has greenlit "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels," one of three new shows the channel will premiere this year.
Outgoing PBS prexy-CEO Pat Mitchell has joined the Museum of TV & Radio as the nonprofit org's new topper.