Playwright David Auburn, author of "Proof," has segued into screenwriting with the film adaptation of Scott Anderson's novel "Triage," his first such effort.
The Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival runs Oct. 16-Nov. 12, screening 100-plus features and docus, including four world and 13 U.S. preems.
Neurotrash.com has picked up the Internet broadcasting rights to "Jar Jar Binks: The E! True Hollywood Story," an online spoof that was pulled Wednesday from iFilm.com due in part to relationships…
United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) has moved to quell criticism and threats of a payment boycott over increasingly bad service in its home territory. Most of the complaints center around UPC's…
ABC has reupped yakker "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher" for two more years, carrying the show through its sixth season on the Alphabet net.
Zee Telefilms launched its education channel Zed TV on Thursday, becoming the first satellite network with a separate education-focused web in India.
The second week of NBC's broadcast of the Olympic Games made for a tough obstacle race for much of the syndie world.
As the film industry Stateside and abroad prepares for this year's London Screenings (Oct. 23-27), observers say the poor health of the euro, possible Writers Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild…
Fox syndie arm Twentieth Television has assembled a cast for its male-oriented roundtable talker that's been described as akin to ABC's "The View" -- but with guys. Pilot for "The Real Deal" (titled…
Japanese direct-to-home satellite platform Sky Perfect Communications plans a $1 billion-plus stock offering that will help it finance the purchase of rights to the World Cup 2002 soccer finals. The…
Will Tyrer and Chris Ball's Newmarket Group has acquired rights to the spec "The Wheelman" by Frank Mugavero, to be produced by David Hoberman and Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment. Summit…