Under his Merv Griffin Entertainment banner, Merv Griffin will team with actor George Hamilton to co-produce a feature film based on Hamilton's real-life adventures as a teenager traversing the…
LATIN AMERICA Jose Sanchez has been named sales manager of television sales, Latin America, for BBC Worldwide Americas. Sanchez joins the BCC from ABC TV, where he was a unit manager. He will be…
Touchstone Television's family laffer "Daddio" is headed to NBC for a spring tryout. The Peacock has ordered six episodes of the skein from former "Ellen" and "Grace Under Fire" scribes Matt Berry…
The first day of Sundance 2000 kicked off with what will likely be the last acquisition from Sundance 1999. The Sundance Channel has picked up Liseanne Skyler's "Getting To Know You." Pic will kick…
Hie-yah! Sony Pictures Family Entertainment is getting a little chopsocky, closing in on a deal to make "The Tenth Master." The film is a kung fu action comedy by Craig Titley ("Scooby Doo," "Cheaper…
Warner Bros. division Telepictures Prods. has upped Alan Saxe to exec VP of legal and business affairs.
Barry Diller's USA Networks gave its shares a boost Thursday, announcing a two-for-one stock split effective Feb. 24.
Told by her guitar teacher she was tone deaf, Diane Warren has matured to become one of the most prolific and popular songwriters of her generation.
NBC parent General Electric said Thursday that its total profits increased by 15% last year to $9.3 billion, with the Peacock net pulling its weight, posting a 17% earnings increase and a 10% boost…
Japanese distrib Toho said Thursday that it would operate a 13-screen multiplex theater to open in April in Sony's new Tokyo entertainment center.