Paramount Domestic TV has filled out the production staff for its upcoming syndie talkshow with Howie Mandel, set to bow June 22.
Eric Schaeffer, writer-director of indie pics "If Lucy Fell" and "Fall," will write, direct and star in the comedy "Wirey Spindell."
Following years of industry sniping about the selection of Italy's candidate for the best foreign-language film Academy Award, national producers association ANICA will hand the task over to a much…
Adrien Brody, one of the stars of Terrance Malick's upcoming WWII drama "The Thin Red Line," is set to star in Gotham-based indie "Oxygen," a psychological thriller slated to start lensing in New…
NBC has asked its affiliates to accept a gradual elimination of its $200 million annual affiliate compensation payments and instead use that money to fund a network/affiliate joint venture that would…
British media group Pearson has emerged as the frontrunner in the bidding for the educational publishing arm of Viacom's Simon & Schuster, while former contender Harcourt General has reportedly…
"Emanuelle" producer Alain Siritzky and Overseas Film Group have banded together to create a genre label -- I Concept Films -- that will produce and distribute 10 to 12 pics per year in the $2…
Globocabo, Globo's cable TV arm, has named two executives to head its largest systems, NET Sao Paulo and NET Rio.
Scripter Geoff Rodkey, the former "National Lampoon" editor who sold the "Lab Rats" pitch to Universal last fall, has sold another comic idea, this one to Interscope Communications.
Two Internet sites are out of business, at least temporarily, after the Recording Industry Assn. of America won federal court orders that shut down the sites for breaking copyright laws.
John Houseman theater owner Eric Krebs appears to have beaten out rival Ben Sprecher, owner of the Variety Arts and the Lucille Lortel, in a race to lease what will be Off Broadway's newest theater.