Michael Jaffe Films has acquired rights from several women involved in a class-action lawsuit against the Georgia prison system and is developing the project as a TV movie for ABC.
Samuel Goldwyn Television's "Why Didn't I Think of That?" has been renewed for its second year in 48 markets covering 50% of the country, including eight of the top 10. The show has been upgraded on…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is in the process of changing the relationship between its executive committee and board of governors, with the full membership to vote on whether to expand…
"A River Runs Through It" star Brad Pitt has committed in principle to TriStar Pictures' $ 35 million production "Legends of the Fall," a deal that hinges on whether David Geffen Co. and Warner Bros…
Paramount Pictures' romantic drama "Intersection," starring Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich and Martin Landau, began principal photography March 22. Directed by Mark Rydell, the film…
Matthew Kane resigned yesterday as a coordinating producer at CNN, where he has worked for the past 11 years covering entertainment news.
ABC has renewed the Universal TV "Coach" through the 1994-95 season with a total of 50 episodes -- securing a long-term companion for "Home Improvement," which already has been picked up through the…
An Olympic year paid off handsomely in terms of sports Emmy Award nominations to the networks that carried the coverage, according to Emmy citations revealed yesterday.
If pilot orders can be viewed as at-bats in the game of prime time series, then the major studios -- despite increased network activity -- still have the best slugging percentage.
Paramount Pictures has acquired the superhero comic book "Captain Thunder and Blue Bolt" for producer Joe Wizan to develop and produce under his Wizan/Black banner, sources confirmed.
Felix Mussenden has been promoted to executive VP and general manager of Universal Studios Hollywood.