Discovery Networks has tapped one of the top broadcast-sales executives, Joe Abruzzese, to take over as president of advertising sales for all the 14 Discovery channels in the U.S.
Production and talent management concern Benderspink has partnered with Wall Street corporate raider Richard Bard and producer Bill Papariella's newly formed media company, 9th Floor Media Holdings…
Universal Television Group has tapped Steve Webster for the newly created post of senior VP of communications.
Trudie Styler and John-Paul Davidson's "The Sweatbox" will make its U.S. debut at the fourth annual Williamstown Film Festival in Massachusets.
Dean Cain ("Ripley's Believe It or Not") will join Lifetime Television series "The Division" in a seven-episode arc when the Sunday night drama begins its third season in January.
The EchoStar/DirecTV merger may be for the birds as far as the feds are concerned, but the Comcast/AT&T Broadband megadeal is poised to receive nothing but blessings and good cheer.
Who wants to see a first preview, anyway? Baz Luhrmann's production of "La Boheme" will begin previews Nov. 29, three days later than originally announced.
Still regarding one another warily, the Assn. of Talent Agents and the Screen Actors Guild seem poised to consider a resumption of a dialogue after months of silence.
The Yuk Yuks chain of comedy clubs in Canada -- which helped launch the careers of Jim Carrey and Howie Mandel -- is plastering its jokes between the covers of three paperback books.
ABC has booked another year of "NYPD Blue," picking up the Steven Bochco cop drama for an 11th season.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%