Calling Nielsen an "unchecked monopoly power," Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the TV ratings company and its controversial new Local People Meter…
"American Dreams" creator Jonathan Prince has signed on to oversee Tara Reid's laffer at Fox.
CAA has signed Robert Downey Jr. Thesp recently wrapped production on "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" and "A Scanner Darkly," both for Warner Bros. Pictures. He was most recently seen in "Gothika" and "The…
Nick Films and Tollin/Robbins Prods. will go to "Nerd Camp," optioning film rights to Burkhard Bilger's New Yorker article about summer programs for gifted children.
SAG president Melissa Gilbert and AFTRA prexy John Connolly are scheduled to speak today a outside the Regent Beverly Wilshire in support for 3,000 Los Angeles hotel workers who have been without a…
Endemol Holland has teamed with Colombian TV producer RTI and Miami-based international distrib Tepuy to launch Endemol Andino.
The BBC will launch an entertainment channel in Japan.
Peter O'Toole, Norman Jewison and Roger Ebert are scheduled to receive lifetime achievement awards at the seventh annual Savannah Film Festival in Savannah, Ga.
NBC will start imposing a five-second delay on all racecar events, starting Sunday. Triggering the network's decision was a live interview Sunday with Dale Earnhardt Jr. during which the star driver…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Fay Kanin to receive its Edmund H. North Award for leadership and career achievement. The kudo will be presented at the WGA West's Honorary Service Awards…
A Memphis judge has dismissed rape charges against "Barbershop" star Anthony Anderson, describing the accuser's testimony as "incredulous."