NBC has ordered a pilot starring "MTV Jams" host Bill Bellamy and executive produced by former "Ellen" executive producer Mark Driscoll and "Moesha" executive producer Ralph Farquhar.
In a meeting with Vice President Al Gore, creative guild leaders promised Wednesday to cease and desist when it comes to glamorizing smoking in movies and television.
Following in the film industry's computer-generated footsteps, visual f/x boutique Available Light Ltd. has announced plans to strengthen its digital effects division, and has hired three new CG and…
Thanksgiving brought a near-record bounty to N.Y. legit last week, sending receipts soaring to $12.5 million, the second-largest weekly gross in Broadway history.
November box office opened up with a fury but ultimately lost steam to finish with $556.7 million. It wound up 3% behind last year's record return of $574.1 million.
Paramount Network TV has hired Reid Shane as senior vice president of production, replacing Jerry Goldman, who will segue into a longform production post at the studio.
Whoopi Goldberg has been selected to receive the Special Tribute prize at the 24th Annual People's Choice Awards, skedded for broadcast Jan. 11 at 9 p.m. on CBS.
Angelic ratings for Roma Downey's Sunday vidpic ''Borrowed Hearts'' has elevated CBS to a tie with NBC in households for the Nov. 24-30 primetime Nielsen week.
Viacom Inc. treasurer Vaughn Clarke, a key figure in the company's capital-raising operations for the past five years, won't renew his contract when it expires Dec. 31, Viacom said Tuesday.
Reflecting the growing studio interest in the indie world, Universal Pictures has picked up North American rights to Doug Ellin's indie project "Kissing a Fool" for release next spring, the studio…