New Line and Jersey Films are fast-tracking a project about the movie business scripted by Andrew Niccol, and the studio is negotiating with Al Pacino to star.
Court TV will team up with ESPN to cover the murder trial of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.
British video-on-demand operator Yes Television has reportedly abandoned its IPO after investors fled the offering amid a selloff in technology stocks.
Telecommunications groups in Europe are scrambling for the right to set up third-generation, high-speed Internet-access mobile-phone systems, with some, like Vivendi, bowing out from markets where…
Jack Lemmon better clear some space in his trophy case. Ving Rhames has committed to play Johnnie Cochran in "American Tragedy," a CBS mini based on the O.J. Simpson trial.
Ed Masry is joining the lineup of Twentieth Television's upcoming court strip "Power of Attorney."
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…
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