Who says only borderline-anorexic young things can make it in showbiz? The TV Food Network succeeded in generating both stepped-up Nielsen ratings and heavy viewer call-ins by scheduling four…
King World Prods. has lined up another 13 stations for its upcoming syndie revival of "Hollywood Squares."
Extending its relationship with screenwriter Ben Ramsey, TriStar Pictures --- which will release the Ramsey-scripted "The Big Hit" next year --- has signed the scribe to two separate deals totaling…
Earvin (Magic) Johnson has signed a deal with Big Entertainment to develop children's books and kidvid fare.
Actor-writer Steven Antin and Cynthia Mott have sold "The Personals," a pitch for a pilot, to Columbia TriStar TV and HBO. They will executive produce along with Gary Adelson and Brad Watson.
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark --- who continues to renew her 15 minutes of fame annually --- will make a special return visit to the station that launched her bosomy act when she hosts a special…
President Clinton on Saturday challenged the entertainment industry to join his crusade against drug use among children by refusing to portray "warped images" of narcotics as cool.
In the latest videogame-to-film adaptation, "Wing Commander," a game distribbed by Electronic Arts that features live action directed by digital effects maven Chris Roberts, is slated to go before…
Marco Leonardi, star of "Like Water for Chocolate," has been inked to star in Miramax Films' "Hangman's Daughter," the prequel to Quentin Tarantino's comedy-thriller "From Dusk Till Dawn."
Jamie Kennedy, who co-starred in "Scream" and will be seen in its upcoming sequel, has been cast in the lead role of the indie pic "Starfucker" (aka "Dust and Stardust"), which began production last…
New Line Cinema has optioned freshman screenwriter Joe Gangemi's theological horror spec "Black Ice" for an undisclosed amount.