After the dust settled from NBC's Thursday ratings explosion, the Peacock is left asking itself one simple question: Is it enough? Led by the best ratings ever for "Frasier" and its largest aud on…
UCLA's Graduate School of Film and Television has picked five winners in this year's seventh annual Screenwriting Showcase competition: "Electrical Currency," by Christopher Bradley; "Life in…
After watching DirecTV's well-funded Japan venture get crushed at the hands of Sky PerfecTV, Japanese web Nippon Television (NTV) and the operator of subscription channel Wowow will try their hand in…
Fresh from its merger with Euro TV station powerhouse CLT/Ufa, Pearson TV is hatching plans to step up its activities in another part of the world -- Latin America.
In the news: Jersey Films has tapped Adrienne Biddle creative executive. BMI's new VPs are Barbara Cane and Doreen Ringer Ross. Fox Family Channels' Tracy Lawrence is now senior VP and general…
Hollywood.com and Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch will begin purveying tickets for events via wireless devices in the coming months, it was announced last week.
How close is Fox to tapping Gail Berman its new prexy of entertainment? Ask her interior designers. Fox sources confirm that Berman's soon-to-be new office is already sporting a fresh coat of paint…
Spanish TV net Tele 5 has inked a five-year licensing deal with U.S. producer Joe Singer ("Mercury Rising," "Dante's Peak").
Socko biz by "Gladiator" in five territories brightened an otherwise blah week overseas as exhibs in most of Europe and parts of Asia griped about the combo of terrific weather and lousy product…
Scripter and producer Stuart Blumberg ("Keeping the Faith") has sold comedy spec script "Ebony and Ivory" to Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures for $400,000 against $900,000. High-concept…
Michael Moriarty ("Law and Order") will play the father of James Dean (as portrayed by "Freaks & Geeks" regular James Franco) in the upcoming TNT telefilm "James Dean: An Invented Life" for helmer…
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