On the eve of the opening of his provocative movie "The Passion of the Christ," a stoic Mel Gibson said he was "staggered" by the amount of controversy surrounding the pic, but was adamant that the…
Helmer Pamela Fryman ("Just Shoot Me") has signed up to direct the Marsh McCall/Joel Stein pilot at ABC, while fellow TV vet Gil Junger ("Hope & Faith") is onboard to direct the web's Jessica Simpson…
A "Rocky" boxing match on NBC? Sylvester Stallone hinted he might just suit up and get into the ring himself for the Peacock's upcoming reality show "The Contender."
Turner has officially made TBS the comedic companion for sister drama cabler TNT. In preparation of a summer relaunch, TBS Superstation has been given the tagline: "TBS Very Funny."
VH1 has upped marketing veep Mark McIntire to senior VP. He will head up the creation and execution of all ad-driven marketing initiatives and sponsorship opportunities for VH1, the music cabler's…
"Underworld," the battle between vampires and werewolves, is due for a rematch. Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment will partner on a sequel with Kate Beckinsale reprising her role as Selene, the…
Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" is the subject of an offscreen mano-a-mano between producer Miramax and Spanish distribber Manga.
Dominion Entertainment will handle domestic theatrical distribution of "Swing," starring Jacqueline Bisset.
Soap actress-turned-director Ellen Wheeler has been tapped to replace John Conboy as exec producer of CBS Daytime's "Guiding Light." In December, Conboy walked off the set of "Guiding" over contract…
Michael Crawford will reunite with the composer of his career-defining role, the Phantom, when the 62-year-old Tony winner headlines Andrew Lloyd Webber's next musical, "The Woman in White."
NBC remained on top of its game in the second full week of the February sweep, again scoring impressive victories in all key demos behind top scripted and unscripted skeins.