Laurie Parker has been named vice president in charge of development at the David Gerber Co., one of the production entities housed under the Fox Television Studios banner.
Ron Kenan has been upped to prexy of Fox Family Music, overseeing all creative and administration aspects of the music produced for Fox Family Worldwide's kidvid channels.
Sex on British TV is getting out of hand, the U.K.'s TV watchdog has concluded.
George Washington as a combination of Rambo and G.I. Joe is headed to A&E in Howard Fast's adaptation of his historical novel "The Crossing," starring Jeff Daniels.
NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.
The manner in which minorities are portrayed on TV will be addressed at an April 12 gathering of the Hollywood Radio & TV Society at the Regent Beverly Wilshire.
Here's the pitch. Two steelworking brothers establish a tap troupe to dance numbers inspired by the industrial sounds of their youth. Sound familiar? Fox Searchlight thinks so and has been greenlit…
Maritime researcher Paul Tidwell and his company Cape Verde Explorations are producing a large-format film about their salvage operation of I-52, a sunken WWII Japanese submarine laden with 2 tons of…
After 10 years of writing, Thomas Harris has turned in "Hannibal," his novel sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs," which was turned into the 1990 film that won five Oscars.
Noah Emmerich ("The Truman Show") has been cast in UPN's Jon Favreau pilot, and Loretta Devine ("Waiting to Exhale") has been cast in the netlet's "Moesha" spinoff "Mo'Nique."
Just a week after netting a record profit -- roughly $25 million -- from the Oscar telecast, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is donating $250,000 to 21 college and community film…