Beth Littleford, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," has signed a six-figure deal with Big Ticket Television to develop and star in her own sitcom for fall 2000.
The California road show rolled into London on Thursday as Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti and the British Film Commission hosted a lunch for governor Gray Davis.
The Hamptons Film Festival got down to business Thursday afternoon, with a host of world preems, including Harry Ralston's "The Last Man" and "Angel's Ladies."
William Hamm has been tapped senior VP of series programming, a newly created post, at TV production company Granada Entertainment USA.
Helmer Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") has committed to direct "Metal God" for Warner Bros. and Maysville Prods.
Southern Star Film Sales has secured distribution deals across America, Canada, Europe and Asia for two critically acclaimed Oz debut features.
The National Magazine Awards have made significant changes designed to "broaden opportunities for all magazines and editors," the American Society of Magazine Editors announced Wednesday.
Spyglass Entertainment -- leaving no time for anyone else even to nibble -- has preemptively gobbled up "Borrowed Time" in its first pitch purchase to date.
Robert De Niro is close to a $15 million "Score": he's in final negotiations to topline Mandalay Pictures' "The Score," a suspenser that the company had been developing.
Against a backdrop of rising concern about the impact of increasing offshore production on the struggling Oz film and TV industry, the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia (SPAA) is staging its 14th…
Viacom reported solid third-quarter financial figures Thursday, causing Sumner Redstone, the company's chairman and CEO, to declare that, when its merger with CBS gets approved early next year…