German entertainment heavyweight EM.TV looks likely to take a 50% stake in Formula One Administration (FOA), the marketing outfit of the popular motor racing event.
The pipeline for Brad Pitt projects continues to fill as talks are about to begin for him to star in an Alan Ladd Jr.-produced adaptation of the Pat Conroy bestseller "Beach Music" for Paramount. At…
David Arquette is set to star in the Warner Bros. comedy "See Spot Run," with shooting to begin in June. Arquette, recently seen in "Scream 3" and about to open in the WB grappling circuit comedy…
The relaunch of the Fox animated series "Family Guy" and the debut of UPN actioner "Secret Agent Man" failed to get out the Nielsen vote Tuesday despite local preemptions on other networks for…
"3rd Rock from the Sun" scribes Bob Kushell, Christine Zander and David Sacks have inked new two-year, mid-six-figure overall deals with the Carsey-Werner Co.
Pacific Convergence Corp. (PCC) has struck a multimillion-dollar partnership with Trans World Intl. (TWI), the programming arm of Mark McCormack's Intl. Management Group.
Chris Penn will reprise his role in New Line Cinema's "Rush Hour 2" opposite Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. The actor has also signed on to star in the indie "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" with Stellan…
Consumer electronics companies complained to the FCC on Wednesday that broadcasters are dragging their heels over digital transition and suggested it might be time for the federal government to…
Amid a restructuring of the ABC News senior management team, veterans Bob Murphy, Phyllis McGrady and Paul Friedman have been named to newly created positions, ABC News president David Westin…
Three years after Canal Plus proudly trumpeted a 36-month business plan, only to spend a chunk of last year warning that targets wouldn't be hit, the French pay television giant is at it again.
Paramount Classics will distribute "American Rhapsody," the feature writing and directing debut of Eva Gardos. Produced by Colleen Camp and Bonnie Timmermann, Gardos' screenplay was discovered when…