20th Century Fox is developing "Challenger," a project to be written by Graham Yost that takes a look at the behind-the-scenes events surrounding the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster.
With revenue increases falling short of major ratings gains this year, Televisa is considering major changes to its upfront ad sales plan.
Artisan Entertainment has promoted Nicolas van Dyk to senior vice president of corporate development and strategic planning.
Mark Feuerstein, who just wrapped "Practical Magic" opposite Sandra Bullock for Warner Bros., has inked to co-star in Albert Brooks' "The Muse" for October Films.
The Disney Channel has signed its first overall television development deal, with Jon Cooksey and Ali Marie Matheson, a husband-and-wife writing team whose work includes "Rugrats," "Moonlighting" and…
GERMANY Business web CNBC has withdrawn from German cable systems. The newscaster attributed its withdrawal to high cable-carriage fees. The channel continues to broadcast in Germany via satellite…
Ever wish you could write a book? Tommy Tune and Sandy Duncan surely do. They're set to star in the stage adaptation of the 1948 movie musical "Easter Parade" on Broadway this winter, but now the…
Garry Trudeau has written and Robert Altman is set to helm "Killer App," a drama pilot ordered by Fox as a potential mid-season replacement.
Universal Music & Video Distribution has upped Larry Hariton to senior veep of direct account management.
The British Broadcasting Corp. spent £96 million ($157 million) last year on setting up its digital TV, radio and online services, and plans to invest a further £1 billion ($1.64 billion) over the…
Betty Buckley (“Triumph of Love”) and Deborah Gibson (“Beauty and the Beast”) have been offered roles in the Papermill Playhouse production of “Gypsy.” Though nothing has been signed yet, according…