Insurer Entertainment Coalition has hired John Surabian Jr. as senior VP of claims, the company has announced.
The June swoon came a week early for syndicated shows this year --- national ratings for most strips and weeklies were down in the first full week after the May sweeps.
Ned Dowd, former president of production at Caravan Pictures, has signed a new production deal with the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, where he will produce two high-profile Touchstone Pictures…
Thomas Guiry ("Lassie") has joined the cast of Redeemable Features' "The Hairy Bird," which begins lensing next week in Toronto.
Handprint Entertainment has signed a two-year, first-look deal with 20th Century Fox. The company was recently formed by producer/managers James Lassiter and Benny Medina and writer/director Jeff…
New Line Cinema paid $850,000 against north of $1 million to purchase the Steve Cohen spec "Bachelor" in a sale that's memorable for two reasons: It's a big-money sale in a slow marketplace, and it's…
Keith Samples, who exited his post as CEO of Rysher Entertainment last month to concentrate on directing (Daily Variety, May 27), has signed with Creative Artists Agency.
John Kricfalusi, the quirky animator who created the warped Nickelodeon cartoon series "The Ren & Stimpy Show" but whose idiosyncratic ways wound up leading to his ouster, has again found work in TV…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.
FCC Commissioner Rachelle Chong formally asked chairman Reed Hundt Thursday to delay a vote to decide if the agency should conduct its own inquiry into liquor advertising on TV.
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