Call it the Frog's dilemma: The WB is looking to pick up all of its freshman shows for a full season -- but must financially find a way to accommodate them.
Playboy Enterprises Inc. (PEI) has elevated Jim English to president of the Playboy Entertainment Group, responsible for driving the revenues of the company's four domestic pay-per-view networks.
Project Greenlight, an online screenwriting contest run by Miramax Films and Television, HBO and LivePlanet, has received north of 10,000 original script entries during its four-week submission…
The Federal Trade Commission has given America Online and Time Warner just three more weeks to thrash out their $124 billion merger deal. It again postponed any action at a meeting on Thursday…
CNN anchor Bernard Shaw, who has been at the news cabler since its inception 20 years ago, will leave the network at the end of February when his contract expires. Shaw, 60, announced his resignation…
The Screen Actors Guild has fined superstar golfer Tiger Woods $100,000 as a penalty for having shot a non-union Buick ad during SAG's strike against advertisers, sources have disclosed. The union's…
A remastered version of Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" will close the 2001 Berlin Film Festival before being re-released in several major territories worldwide.
Zee Telefilms chairman Subhash Chandras said that the government's restrictions on direct-to-home satellite delivery are unrealistic.
New Line Cinema has closed a two-pic writing deal with scribes Christian Gudegast and Paul Scheuring ("Mexicali"). Pact is for a sequel to "Diablo" as well as for a second pic, yet to be decided.
A key Republican said Thursday that news orgs committed the worst mistake in American broadcasting history by rushing ahead to declare a winner in Tuesday's close presidential election, only to…
Most new musicals come from the movies. But has there ever been a stage tuner based on a hit TV commercial? Willing Partners has just inked a deal with writer-director Charles Randolph-Wright…