Putting another audacious romantic comedy into the Farrelly Bros.' crafty little hands, 20th Century Fox has acquired Peter Gaulke & Gerry Swallow's comedy spec "Say It Isn't So" for "Something About…
New Fox Entertainment topper Doug Herzog says it's time for his web to "get back to our knitting" and re-establish its brand identity as the place for envelope-pushing entertainment.
A new media company called FasTV has signed CNN, the Weather Channel, the American Film Institute and C-Span, among others, as clients supplying video for FasTV's offering of news-oriented clips to…
Melissa Joan Hart has signed to star in NewStar Television's made-for "Jacob's Hands," based on a newly uncovered screenplay penned by literary dynamic duo Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood.
Live drama may soon return to TV via NBC sudser "Sunset Beach." Peacock execs have gotten behind an idea to take the fledgling hour-long daytime serial live for an entire week, most likely this…
Cabler VH1 has ordered 12 episodes of the new show "Video Timeline," a half-hour weekly series that examines the careers of musical artists.
AN AURA OF TENSION customarily surrounds filmmakers when they’re in the final throes of putting together their next movie as they zero in on cast, budget and location. Not so with two directors I…
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. and Buena Vista Intl. have appointed two key executives in their Colombia and Mexico joint ventures.
Shaw Communications may realize some of the profits from its investments in two California-based high-tech companies.
Rupert Murdoch's Italian ambitions suffered a major blow on Thursday when Italy's National Soccer Assn. rejected the mogul's unofficial $2.5 billion offer to secure pay TV rights for all first-and…
Hot off the critically acclaimed "Elizabeth," Indian director Shekhar Kapur has made a deal with Warner Bros. and Bel Air Entertainment to make "Steinbeck's Point of View" his next directing…