CBS is close to a deal to buy the U.S. rights to a new four-hour $17 million miniseries on the life of Jesus after LUX, the producer, ended negotiations with TNT, which had spent the last year…
"JAG" and "Quantum Leap" creator Donald P. Bellisario is developing a new one-hour series for Paramount Network TV called "Dreamland," the producer said Friday.
Wall Street's Internet craze reached new heights Friday when the latest hot stock, Broadcast.com, opened trading at a price almost 300% higher than what the stock sold for in its initial public…
With several studios showing more than token interest, New Line inhaled a pitch about marijuana smuggling brothers which came with Brad Pitt attached to star.
The "Dances With Films" film festival has announced its lineup of 12 full-length and 12 short pics, all of which share the common trait of having no known showbiz names associated with them.
NBC, an investor in CNET's Internet portal Snap!, named four executives to Snap!'s management team and has scheduled the first brand awareness campaign for Snap! to run on the network.
Animation house Film Roman has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox TV to produce 13 segs of the new Fox comedy series "Family Guy."
Emmy will go host-less for its golden anniversary. NBC and Emmycast exec producer Don Mischer have opted against naming a host for this year's 50th anniversary kudofest, which will be broadcast live…
After spending three months learning to play the violin by the woman she was to portray in "50 Violins," Madonna abruptly exited the Miramax project on Friday.
Castle Rock and Sony have agreed to take their $10 million legal dispute over syndie advertising revenue from "Seinfeld" to a private arbitrator, who is expected to make a decision in the fall.