CBS prevailed in the primetime ratings race on Monday, but ABC and NBC were both above average to close the gap, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. Also, Fox's "24" remains potent.
Portugal's largest company, Portugal Telecom was the target on Monday of a massive € 11 billion ($13.16 billion) takeover bid by Sonae, the country's shopping mall giant.
Fortress Entertainment has optioned bestselling author Max Barry's novel "Syrup," which he'll adapt for the bigscreen. Satirical book tells the story of Scat, a twentysomething slacker who gets a…
Jack Black will host Nickelodeon's 19th annual "Kids' Choice Awards." Black takes over as emcee from last year's host, Ben Stiller. Kudocast will air live April 1 from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
New Line has signed Wayne Wang to direct caper comedy “Lowlifes,” with Donald De Line and Wendy Japhet producing. Patty Sullivan’s script centers on a housewife who raises $250,000 to cover for her…
Odd Lot Entertainment has bought horror scribe Stephen Susco's "Zero Dark Thirty" for genre label Dark Lot Entertainment to produce.
Walden Media, Beacon Pictures and Revolution Studios are teaming to produce a “Narnia”-scale pic based on children’s fantasy novel “The Water Horse,” by British author Dick King-Smith. “The Water…
Former Nickelodeon prexy Albie Hecht is extending his new Worldwide Biggies production shingle into the crowded CG animated film market. Producer is pacting with Spanish animation house Ilion…
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have homed in on Susan Orlean's New Yorker article "Little Wing," acquiring feature film rights for about $250,000.
DreamWorks has acquired the novel “How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life,” with Contrafilm and Alloy Entertainment onboard to produce. Book, to be published in April by Little, Brown…
New Line has signed Wayne Wang to direct caper comedy "Lowlifes," with Donald De Line and Wendy Japhet producing. Patty Sullivan's script centers on a housewife who raises $250,000 to cover for her…