Worries about shrinking coin for creative docu makers plagued delegates attending the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), but failed to dampen the enthusiasm of professionals and…
Under his indie Motor City shingle, helmer Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Gridlock'd") has optioned the spec script "The Swedish Job" by scribe Will Rokos.
Those wondering who will replace Janet Maslin as film critic at the New York Times have at least half an answer. Elvis Mitchell, film critic for the Fort Worth Star Telegram and entertainment critic…
Roma Downey and Rudolph have guided CBS to a second-place finish in the November sweeps total viewers and households races, dropping NBC to third, by either measure, for the first time in a sweeps…
Broadcasting vet Alan Frank has been named president of Post-Newsweek Stations, the television arm of the Washington Post Co.
Helmer Andrew Davis ("A Perfect Murder," "The Fugitive") is readying to book passage on sci-fi actioner "The Travel Agent" for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Legit director Mike Ockrent, helmer of the smash Broadway musicals "Me and My Girl" and "Crazy for You," died Thursday at Gotham's Sloan Kettering Hospital of acute leukemia. He was 53.
In a preemptive deal worth just under $1 million, Warner Books has acquired tyro novelist Nancy Geary's murder story "Miss Fortune."
Kurt C. Hall, prexy and CEO of United Artists Theatre Circuit, knew he had joined select company in being selected Motion Picture Pioneer of the Year past honorees include Bob Hope, Darryl Zanuck…
SFX Entertainment shares took a dive Thursday after two analysts slashed fourth-quarter earnings estimates based on sluggish ticket sales for year-end events.
Writer-producer Jonathan Katz -- the self-confessed "troubled" mind behind Comedy Central's animated hit "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" -- has inked an overall multiyear deal to develop primetime…