Chris Klein ("American Pie") is set and Heather Graham ("Bowfinger") is in final negotiations to topline 20th Century Fox's "Say It Isn't So," the comedy from producers Peter and Bobby Farrelly.
ABC has won the development rights to an Artists Television Group-produced half-hour laffer to star budding African-American comic Aisha Tyler.
After nailing its all-time high of 3.2 in the latest Nielsen ratings, Fox O&Os have decided to renew their vows with gaveler "Divorce Court" for fall 2000.
Last month's trade deal between the World Trade Organization and China has put the spotlight on China's nearly 1 billion -- and growing -- TV viewers.
Two comedies, "Fuddy Meers" and "Fully Committed," are moving from not-for-profit theaters to commercial Off Broadway venues.
Sony Music Entertainment Japan will bow a new business Dec. 20 that will sell music over the Internet.
Films from new and emerging U.S. directors will get wide exposure on homevideo next year with the launch of the First Rites label at 750 Hollywood Video stores.
The Motion Picture Assn.'s antipiracy advocate in Asia admitted that the industry botched the battle against illegal VCDs but intends to learn from its mistakes with the newer technologies, such as…
The just-concluded November sweeps saw the recent downward drift in Los Angeles news ratings continue, with KABC the only English-lingo station to consistently buck the gloomy trend.
To put a spin on Kean's deathbed proclamation: "'Wit' is easy, comedy is hard." While dramas like Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winner about a dying cancer patient flourish Off Broadway, comedies…