ABC commited to a half-hour comedy pilot from John Cleese, who's expected to team with producers Jeff Reno and Ron Osborn ("Cupid") for the project.
Trimark Pictures has signed a five-picture deal with No Limit Films, production company owned and run by Master P, the recording artist, producer and rap label chieftain.
U.K. cabler Telewest and pay TV programmer Flextech have confirmed they are in talks that could lead to a merger.
Having added Robin Givens as host, Twentieth's "Forgive or Forget" will now have a new supervising producer, Annemarie Harty.
With heartwarming Sunday numbers from the Oprah Winfrey-presented vidpic "Tuesdays With Morrie," ABC is poised to win the Nov. 29-Dec. 5 primetime Nielsens week in adults 18-49 -- ABC's first…
One of Japan's most controversial directors, Nagisa Oshim,a ended a 13-year helming absence when his new movie about homosexual liaisons that almost destroy a band of samurai had its world bow Monday.
Cablevision Systems Corp.'s Rainbow Media Holdings unit announced Monday that it will acquire a 10% stake in Salon.com in exchange for advertising and promotion valued at $11.8 million.
Partners Universal Music and Bertelsmann's BMG Entertainment, along with AT&T and Matsushita, will roll out a full-blown version of a new venture for digitally downloading music from the Internet by…
Singers Harry Belafonte, Willie Nelson, Woody Guthrie and John Lee Hooker were named Lifetime Achievement Award winners of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
John Cooke has been named the J. Paul Getty Trust's executive vice president of external affairs.
Dow Jones' Wall Street Journal is teaming with Viacom-owned pubbery Simon & Schuster to launch a Wall Street Journal Books imprint early next year.