"Survivor: Thailand," the fifth edition of CBS' "Survivor" franchise, bowed to big ratings Thursday night, as an average of roughly 22 million viewers watched the opener, according to Nielsen…
Columbia TriStar Films Distributors Intl. has taken international rights outside North America, Spain and Mexico on controversial Mexican B.O. smash-hit "The Crime of Father Amaro."
In another positive step towards definitive approval for a single digital pay TV platform in Spain, the country's Competition Defence Service has filed a report that delivers a qualified thumbs-up…
Lions Gate Intl. has taken international rights to "The Other Side of the Bed," a Spanish-lingo pic that preemed at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Sidney Lumet has adapted and will direct "The Set-Up," based on the Robert Wise 1949 RKO classic that starred Robert Ryan.
Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Prods. has come aboard for a movie treatment for the Ben Mezrich book "Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions." The…
RKO Pictures has hired Gregory Hoblit to direct and produce "The Rig," a script written by Peter M. Lenkov.
"On the Spot" is on the air at the WB. Frog has picked up the Warner Bros. Television-produced hybrid sketch/sitcom project for midseason, ordering six segs in addition to the pilot.
Entertainment and politics are about to collide as never before via a sure-to-be provocative new reality skein from FX.
Richard Gere has signed on to "Without Apparent Motive" as his next starring role. Directed by Bille August, pic is skedded to go into production this fall in L.A.