Gregory Poirier, screenwriter of John Singleton's "Rosewood," will receive the 1998 Paul Selvin Award from the Writers Guild of America at the union's award ceremonies on Feb. 21.
ABC Entertainment executive VP Alan Sternfeld is ankling the network after an eight-year tenure there, the executive told Daily Variety Thursday.
In a move designed to boost its worldwide motion picture capability, Sony Pictures Entertainment is setting up its first foreign-based production unit, at Germany's famed Babelsberg film studio.
Former UPN programming VP Ron Taylor has joined Spelling TV as the new senior vice president of development.
Despite the unseasonably warm Berlin weather, the mood was subdued as festival audiences filed out of the Zoo Palast on Wednesday evening after a screening of Jim Sheridan's "The Boxer."
Horror writer Stephen King has penned an original six-hour miniseries for ABC called "Storm of the Century," which will air on the Alphabet web next season.
Our Lady Peace and Sarah McLachlan top the list of nominees for the 27th annual Juno awards honoring excellence in Canadian music, announced Wednesday.
CNBC has moved toward the creation of an inhouse TV syndication division by hiring Rich Goldfarb for the new post of senior VP of syndication sales and marketing.
EXCLUSIVEDreamWorks Pictures has picked up "Ice Age," a pitch by short filmmaker/screenwriter James Drosnes to be produced by "Last Action Hero" writer Zak Penn.
Polygram Television has tapped Karen Danaher-Dorr as senior VP of vidpics and miniseries. Her signing signals the company's establishment of a longform division, as Polygram continues to increase its…