"Law & Order" has won a major Nielsen verdict based on the appeal of Julia Roberts, whose guest appearance Wednesday earned that series' highest households rating for that day in more than three…
Bruce Willis is in final negotiations to star in "Ace in the Hole," a con-vs.-con caper pic to be co-financed by Disney and Intermedia.
Sara Geater has resigned as head of production at Miramax HAL Films to join comedy house Avalon as head of television and pics.
Chris Auty has been named chief exec of the Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lottery production franchises.
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., plans to shift its New York-based programming staff to Los Angeles this summer.
In an unexpected move, longtime ABC Inc. exec Alan Wurtzel is jumping to NBC to fill the newly created position of president, research and media development.
British Sky Broadcasting has announced it is giving away free set-top boxes to subscribers of its SkyDigital platform, a preemptive strike aimed at rival ONdigital and the digital plans of U.K.'s…
New Line Cinema has shelled out $1 million-plus for Jason Keller's spec "Sugar's Sweet Science of Bruising" for Danny DeVito to direct, produce and top-line.
A disturbingly dark Aussie film "The Boys," brought to screen by a determined Robert Connolly, made the former theater producer-director one of Australia's most talked about film producers after it…
FilmFour, the movie arm of the U.K.'s Channel 4, has appointed Mark Rudolph deputy chief executive.
In a move that reflects the tenuous state of network-affil relations -- and possibly the budget crunch hitting all the webs -- ABC has made a last-minute decision to pare back next month's affil…