Actress Debra Messing, who played Stacey on Fox's "Ned & Stacey" last season, has replaced Sherilyn Fenn as the female lead in ABC's midseason drama "Hungry for Survival," sources say.
Investigative consumer reporter Chuck Whitlock, a.k.a. the "Scambuster," has signed a TV development deal with Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. and has been named a contributor to WB's syndie…
Leading Spanish art film distributor Wanda Films has joined with Ricardo Evole's Yelmo Films, one of the country's biggest exhibition chains, to form Wanda Distribucion, a joint distribution alliance…
Boaz Davidson, director of such exploitation pics as "Lunarcop," "Blood Run" and "American Cyborg," will helm "Mini Mall" for Nu Image with 21-year-old untested newfound thesp Ara Celi in the lead…
Planet Hollywood is coming to the furthermost reaches of its galaxy --- Auckland, New Zealand.
In a sign of just how jittery the current Indian government is concerning foreign penetration of its broadcast skies, the authorities have asked Star TV CEO Rathikant Basu for his resignation.
Lona Williams, a co-executive producer of "The Drew Carey Show," has inked an exclusive three-year overall deal with Walt Disney TV worth an estimated $6 million.
Cinepix Film Properties (CFP) has inked a deal with Columbia TriStar Home Video Canada to distribute its video titles in Canada. Before the new arrangement, Montreal-based CFP was handling its own…
NBC has extended its dominance of the summer primetime Nielsens with an Aug. 18-24 victory that's the Peacock's easiest in nine weeks.
Thesp-turned-writer/director John Stockwell --- who recently scripted "Breast Men" for HBO --- has inked a deal to write and direct "The Cheating Scandal" for HBO/NYC.
ITV, which in 1993 launched the critically acclaimed TV series "Cracker," has purchased the British rights to the Granada-Kushner Locke version of the show, due to debut on ABC this fall.