CBS and Craig Anderson Prods. are developing a four-hour miniseries about the controversial relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress…
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" took a big Nielsen leap in the first week of its return to live broadcasts, according to Nielsen's latest national syndie ratings report for the week ended Jan. 10.
Turner Entertainment Network has rewarded its chief programming buyer, Robert H. Levi, by promoting him to president, worldwide program planning & acquisitions.
FROM SUNDANCE FESTIVALAfter a sluggish first few days, the 1999 Sundance Film Festival went into overdrive Sunday night, with the full complement of pricey acquisitions auctions, distributor…
CBS' "This Morning" has edged out ABC's "Good Morning America" for second place in total viewers for the Jan. 11-15 week, but the arrival of "GMA's" interim hosting team, Diane Sawyer and Charles…
Newcomer Jason Schwartzman, who has made a big splash with his role in Disney’s upcoming “Rushmore,” has signed with United Talent Agency, where he will be repped by David Schiff, Jim Berkus and…
Insync.Media, an established printing company that includes Alan Lithograph and Cal Litho, has launched two new digital divisions to serve the needs of entertainment and multimedia companies.
LMNO Prods. and Granada Entertainment USA are producing a one-hour reality special for CBS called "Surprise, Surprise!" that will be considered as a backdoor series pilot for fall.
FROM SUNDANCE FESTIVALArtisan Entertainment has acquired all domestic rights to Gregory Nava's "El Norte," which screened in the retrospective "Sundance Collection" section of the Sundance Film…
Maj-Britt Kirchner, the long-serving managing director of Warner's U.K. distribution arm, is set to become the new head of Pathe Distribution. It is understood she will be joined at Pathe by Ian…
In an open letter to the Times dated Jan. 21, actor Billy Baldwin penned a well-written, if vitriolic, defense of Sean Penn after NYT industry correspondent Weinraub made gentle fun of the actor in a…