Producer Dino De Laurentiis is near a deal to purchase screen rights to the Thomas Harris novel "Hannibal," for a sum north of $9 million, the most ever paid for a bigscreen adaptation.
Veteran "20/20" anchor Hugh Downs on Wednesday announced plans to ankle ABC and retire from a full-time role in the biz in September.
Comedy Central has named Hank Close senior VP, advertising sales, announced Larry Divney, the cabler's president and CEO.
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Sunmin Park admits that once you've mastered the art of financing, producing a film sure gets a lot easier and of course it helps to have your own investment consultation company to back you up.
Gottfried Zmeck, managing director of the Kirch Group's digital platform DF-1, will ankle his post and launch a Kirch-affiliated company.
Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Jamie Lee Curtis have committed to star for director Nick Gomez in "Drowning Mona," a Peter L. Steinfeld-scripted comic whodunit surrounding the murder…
In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
Buena Vista Television chairman Walter Liss has been named president of the ABC Owned Television Stations group, while Larry Pollock, who had held that position since 1991, has been upped to chairman…
Marshall Persinger has a deceptive Southern accent that only peeks out on heavy voweled words like "sign," which emerges as "sahn."
Pegasus Communications Corp. posted sharply higher revenues for the first quarter, driven by a tripling in its DBS business, but even greater gains in marketing outlays widened its net loss by 188%…
The Gen Art Film Festival awarded two prizes at its closing ceremonies Tuesday, held at Gotham's Upper West Side hot-spot Cream.