Studio development execs and producers were buzzing Thursday about "Crisis in the Hot Zone" scribe Richard Preston's book "Cobra Event," which is drawing seven-figure bids from all over town.
The MGM Worldwide Television Group has named Richard Phillips, a film, investment banking and cable industry exec, its exec VP of MGM Networks.
The cast of "ER" will perform the live season premiere twice on Sept. 25, so that both the East Coast and West Coast viewers will get to see the drama live, NBC announced Thursday.
The fourth season premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s drama "Party of Five" delivered the highest ever premiere ratings for the series and boosted Fox to a Wednesday win in households and adults 18-49.
ABC News is setting up dedicated units to handle coverage of medicine, law and potentially other topics across all programs and dayparts.
Legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite urges media companies not to pursue "unconscionable" profits at the expense of journalistic integrity.
Jerry Glover has been tapped managing director of the National Geographic Channel in the U.K., Scandinavia and Australia.
Miramax Films has shelled out $400,000 against a high-six-figure sum for rookie scribes Ceridwen Morris and Alexandra Valenti's spec script "So Shoot Me," with Diane Keaton, Cathy Konrad and Bill…
Trimark Pictures has acquired all North American rights to Wayne Wang's "Chinese Box," which screened at this year's Venice and Toronto film festivals.
Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein have promoted Cary Granat to president of Dimension Films, Miramax's genre banner.
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