New York Women in Film and Television has elected Marcie Setlow president of its board of directors for 2000-01. Setlow is prexy of consulting firm Setlow Media.
Starz Encore continues to fill out its new L.A.-based original programming wing, Starz Pictures, naming Jessica Stamen director of development and Gus Avila story editor. Stamen "brings the perfect…
Advertisers, tweaking striking union actors, announced they have paid non-union performers nearly $3 million in session fees during the last five weeks for shoots in the United States, or 15 times…
Future Film Group, an emerging British film financier, has acquired U.K. rights to Alex Jovy's "Sorted" for release through Metrodome Distribution.
Having given an explicit sex film a not-for-under-16 classification, the French have turned uncharacteristically coy and balked at having its suggestive title "Baise Moi" -- literally "F*** Me" -…
CBS News' "The Early Show" received a much-needed boost last week from "Survivor," which helped the flagging morning show post significant gains in key adult and femme demos. Serving to remind…
Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman and David Crane will still be there for "Friends"--but have otherwise decided to put their partnership on hiatus. The decision to sign separate pacts with Warner Bros, as…
Tom Selleck is to make his stage debut in a revival of "A Thousand Clowns," produced by Jeffrey Richards in cooperation with Theater Previews at Duke University, where it will be shaped before and…
CBS Sports execs Michael L. Aresco and Rob Correa have been promoted to senior VPs, programming, from VP.
Warner Bros. has nabbed Sam Montgomery's spec script "In the Lake" for Jorge Saralegui's on-lot Material Films to develop. Deal is worth seven figures.
The ITV network has been ordered to move its nightly news broadcast to an earlier start time -- a decision the web is likely to contest in court.