Caroline Rhea ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch") will host the 52nd annual Writers Guild of America Awards on March 5.
NBC has all but wrapped up its comedy pilot orders for fall 2000, while CBS is also moving ahead with laffer plans for next season.
Discovery Communications and three giant cable operators -- Time Warner, Comcast and Cox -- are ponying up $40 million to create a U.S. women's professional soccer league.
The Art Directors Guild announced Monday that production designer Beala Neel has been elected to a three-year trustee term on the executive board of the union.
Actor Dana Carvey is in negotiations to star in and co-write an untitled comedy for the Walt Disney Co., with Adam Sandler and his producing partner Jack Giarraputo in negotiations to produce.
Diane Lane will co-star with Leelee Sobieski in "The Glass House," the Columbia Pictures drama scripted by Wesley Strick, directed by Daniel Sackheim and produced by Neal Moritz.
German licensing/distribution heavyweight Kinowelt Intl. has signed a three-year output deal with Charles Gordon's Daybreak Prods.
Looking to topline a sitcom next fall, Courtney Thorne-Smith will leave "Ally McBeal" at the completion of her third season on the show.
Watching the 8 p.m. news followed by the evening show at 9 p.m. is a long-standing ritual in France.
Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" has made a U-turn and returned to Fox, this time stopping at Fox Searchlight with Harrison Ford and Catherine Zeta-Jones jumping onboard for the ride.
Gearing up for next week's kickoff, the American Film Market is boasting its highest participation levels to date. AFM will screen 400 feature films, 260 of which are market preems (a 20% jump over…