Former "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden is said to be close to inking a syndie TV deal with Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods.
Screenwriter Ron Hutchinson, who shared an Emmy for HBO's "Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story," has been signed by DreamWorks to a two-year writing deal.
Kirstie Alley has joined Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards and Ellen Barkin in New Line Cinema/Capella Films' spoof "Dairy Queens." Pic, which begins shooting Aug. 3 in Minnesota, is about a small…
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Viewers can expect "The New Maury Povich Show" to feature more emotionally-charged, topical subjects than the old show, Povich and Studios USA told exex at the Promax and BDA conference.
Tori Spelling has signed to star in the romantic comedy "Trick."
Joely Fisher, coming off the canceled "Ellen," has inked for a major feature role opposite Matthew Broderick in "The Real Inspector Gadget" for Walt Disney Pictures.
Hot bods and kidvid fare on USA Broadcasting's upstart indie TV station WAMI Miami are getting noticed by the locals.
Rapper Master P topped the nation's album sales charts for the second consecutive week with his No Limit/Priority Records album "MP Da Last Don" going home with more than 217,000 consumers.
Ralph Hammond Innes, a best-selling thriller novelist from Britain, died June 10 of unreported causes at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 84.
The syndie biz is settling into its annual June swoon. TV tradition has been that when the weather starts to sizzle, ratings for most major skeins start to fizzle, and this year is no exception…