"The Wonderful of Disney" franchise continued its strong start to the season Sunday, as Leslie Nielsen made-for "Santa Who?" combined with the final night of celebrity "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"…
CanWest Global's acquisition of the Canuck newspaper and Internet assets of Hollinger Intl. closed Thursday. The deal, first announced in August, saw Winnipeg-based CanWest pay C$3.2 billion ($2.1…
Active though still untitled, Bill Mechanic's new shingle has purchased Caspian Tredwell-Owen's "Untitled Cuba Project" pitch with Tony Scott attached to direct.
AntEye.com has inked a production and distribution deal with Seventh Art Releasing for theatrical pics developed by filmmakers discovered by the Netcaster.
Miramax Films and Bruce Davey and Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. have committed to co-finance "The Payback All-Star Review," penned by Alan Sereboff and to be helmed by Belgrade-born director Srdjan…
The vast majority of syndicated TV shows that air in access time periods (5-8 p.m.) perked up during the week that included the first four days of the November ratings sweeps. Researchers said that…
The state of California has awarded $930,000 to the Los Angeles-based Entertainment Industry Development Corp. to expand its program aimed at improving high-tech skills of entertainment industry…
It's been a busy month for Dustin Lee Abraham, the young scribe who has just closed deals for TV and feature pitches to Paramount Television and Paramount Pictures, respectively.
Landscape Entertainment and Jon Turteltaub's Disney-based Junction Entertainment have teamed to develop "Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs and the 2000 World Series of Poker," which will…
NBC has made its second major exec shuffle in a week, naming Mitch Metcalf to the newly dusted-off position of program planning and scheduling chief.