In a prodigious seven-figure deal with the scribe behind "American Pie," Universal Pictures has signed Adam Herz to write and direct an untitled comedy for the studio.
Creative Artists Agency has acquired a minority stake in Shepardson, Stern & Kaminsky, a New York-based advertising, public relations and corporate consulting firm.
A proposed Senate task force on culture in America must examine gun violence, said Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott.
Time Warner Inc. gave investors an early taste of how it anticipates the rest of the year to play out for the media conglom, saying it expects to increase its cash flow at double-digit rates this…
NBC exec VP Tom Rogers, the architect of NBC's cable and Internet strategies, has been named chairman and CEO of Primedia, the publisher of New York, Seventeen and Modern Bride.
Independent production shingle the Shooting Gallery has formed TSG Television to develop telefilms and series for broadcast and cable. Vet TV executive Josh Kane has been tapped as the arm's…
Indie film distrib Trimark Holdings ("Romance") saw a net loss of $5 million for the year ended June 30 despite a 15% surge in revenues to $92 million, the company reported Monday.
The Reed Midem Organization, whose international trade shows include the Mip and Mipcom television markets, has appointed a new director of its television division.
Joining the ranks of Disney, Sony, Fox, MGM and Paramount, Universal Pictures is establishing an inhouse specialty film division.
CBS News is ready to tap WCBS reporter Julie Chen as the regular news anchor on the Eye's soon-to-launch "Morning Show."
With "Hercules" leaving the air in December and "Xena" showing signs of erosion, several new syndie action hours are duking it out in hopes of capturing the attention of the loincloth and breastplate…