BSkyB has pacted with A&E Networks to create a version of the Biography Channel for the U.K. Service, a spinoff of A&E's "Biography" series, is skedded to bow on SkyDigital Oct. 1.
The Directors Guild of America's Western District Council has named 10 members to serve one-year terms as alternates to the council.
United Artists has preemptively purchased Jill Franklyn's comedy spec "Pink Coma Toes" and attached Scott Kalvert ("The Basketball Diaries") to direct.
Barbara Walters, who has reportedly been fielding offers from the competition, has reupped her contract with ABC News for an estimated $12 million per year -- a record high for a news personality…
Moving quickly, the House of Representatives Tuesday passed a measure restoring to recording artists the right to reclaim their original master recordings after 35 years.
Stan Lee Media is laying off 19 staffers in its production division to cut overhead costs and focus more on internal production, according to company prexy and CEO Kenneth Williams. Layoffs represent…
Granada Intl. has sold 832 hours of the soaps "Coronation Street" and "Emmerdale" to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for an estimated £2.5 million ($3.5 million).
After four years on the Disney lot, which included a one-year extension, Martin Scorsese and Barbara De Fina have moved their Cappa Prods. shingle over to Miramax Films, where they will have a…
Joel and Ethan Coen's Working Title-based KL Line shingle has caught an untitled pitch from scribes John Requa and Glenn Ficarra -- marking the first picture that the brothers will produce but not…
The nation's music sales chart got its first shakeup of the fall as three new releases cracked the top 10, with LL Cool J's "G.O.A.T." coming out on top. The rapper's Def Jam disc -- which stands for…