From ogre to 007: ABC has picked up the reality adventure skein "Spy Wars" from "Shrek" exec producers Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins and partner Clay Newbill ("The Real World").
Southern Star Endemol's "Big Brother" will return for another season -- broadcaster Network Ten confirmed that final negotiations for the reality skein are under way.
Chinese TV is reaching out to the rest of the world as never before while welcoming foreign producers and product, Chinese officials said Thursday.
"The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin and exec producer John Wells say it's unfair to compare the way the White House series compensates its writers with how other dramas reward their scribes.
Michael Kuhn, former CEO of U.K.-based Polygram Filmed Entertainment, has sealed approximately $200 million in financing from Citibank and clinched a four-year, 10-picture production/distribution…
Aaron Ray's 9 Yards Entertainment has acquired comedy management firm Shapiro/Murray, which reps clients such as Louie Anderson and Dom Irrera.
Warner Bros. Pictures is in final negotiations to acquire "Matchmakers," a pitch based on the life rights of an Oregon high school teacher whose students found her a husband using the personals on…
New Line Cinema has partnered with top audio, video and software manufacturer JVC in a three-year, $40 million cross-promotional arrangement involving JVC consumer video products and the theatrical…
The Fox Network's decision to pay a staggering $1.6 billion for NASCAR rights last year paid off as the final Nielsen numbers -- compiled for the first six months of 2001 -- "exceeded the…
The William Morris Agency has elevated five staffers to agent status.Talent assistants Michael Cooper, Shauna Rayburn, Alpita Patel and Jenean Palmer have been promoted to full-fledged agents, as has…
King World has locked up distribution rights to a syndicated TV talkshow to be hosted by Dr. Phil McGraw, the relationship guru who presides over "The Oprah Winfrey Show" every Tuesday.