Mike Nichols is near a deal to direct "What Planet are You From?" a Columbia comedy starring Garry Shandling as an alien sent to Earth to procreate.
NBC's Washington lobbying shop is losing veteran Terry Mahoney, who has announced that he is going in to business for himself.
The culture wars rage on at the New York Post as more changes unfolded at the paper Tuesday. After 21 years and countless curtains, the New York Post's Clive Barnes is stepping aside as the tab's…
There's no place like Dome, Pacific Theatres Realty Corp. has decided. Pacific has reached an agreement with several preservationists on final plans to build a $70 million entertainment center at the…
Gary Newman has been upped to exec veep of BMG special products, where he will oversee the operation of the marketing arm that taps the conglom's catalog for album offerings and themed compilation…
Matthew McConaughey is in talks to captain Universal's long-brewing World War II submarine actioner "U-571," the studio confirmed Tuesday.
Michael Zaslow, who played David Renaldi on ABC Daytime’s “One Life to Live,” died at his home in New York City on Sunday after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 54. Zaslow had…
Former McDonald's exec Carl F. Dill Jr. has been tapped as veep and chief information officer of Time Warner Inc. Dill will report to Time Warner's executive veep and chief financial officer Richard…
The cable industry will keep rate hikes below 5% for the next year, National Cable Television Assn. president Decker Anstrom predicted Tuesday.
USA Network announced Tuesday that its account for media planning and buying would be handled by MediaCom, while confirming that the creative portion of the ad account is being moved inhouse.
Putting the lie to published reports that UA's 19th Bond installment would be the first "babe-less" 007 pic, Denise Richards has been cast as the latest in a long and illustrious line of Bond girls.