The poker craze has hit Hollywood, motivating the Travel Channel to round up Jack Black, Drew Carey, James Woods and other celebrities to play poker on camera.
Walter Yetnikoff, honcho of the music division at CBS and Sony in the 1970s and '80s, and music supervisor Tracy McKnight have formed Commotion Records. Imprint will specialize in soundtracks, and…
Los Angeles-based distrib Menemsha Films will release Oscar-nominated docu feature "Prisoner of Paradise," which chronicles the true story of a Jewish director ordered to make a Nazi propaganda film.
Phil Hendrie is getting animated -- literally. Steve Levitan is teaming with scribes Phil Lord and Chris Miller ("Clone High") to create, write and exec produce a half-hour animated comedy for Fox…
Revolution Studios has tapped the writing team of Peter Seaman and Jeffrey Price ("The Cat in the Hat") to pen the romantic comedy "Blind Date" for Lou Pitt to produce.
Jeff Goldblum is taking another run at the small screen, inking a talent holding and development deal with NBC.
Scribe-thesp Catherine Butterfield is "Trading Up," coming onboard to write and co-exec produce ABC's take on Candace Bushnell's bestselling novel.
Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have made a preemptive buy of "They Marched into Sunlight," David Maraniss' book about two brutal days that defined the futility of the Vietnam War.
Fox Television Studios has tapped Aaron Meyerson senior VP of nonfiction programming. His upcoming projects include "Women of K2" for National Geographic Channel and Court TV's "Trace Evidence: The…
Performing rights org BMI reported revenues of nearly $630 million for the 2003 fiscal year, an increase of $55.5 million, or 9.7%, over the prior year.
Even teenagers love home makeover shows. ABC Family has ordered 25 additional segs of teen decor series "Knock First" from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" producers Scout Prods.