The Directors Guild of America's proposed new contract with producers would establish nationwide jurisdiction over dramatic programs produced for basic cable at all budget levels, contrary to the…
After strong performances for three straight weeks, NBC has ordered four additional episodes of its Friday drama "Providence."
Patrice Andrews has been named VP of production for Discovery Pictures (DP), the large format and specialty film division of Discovery Communications.
The 33rd annual Midem music market kicked off on a Scandi note Saturday night with "Cool Sweden," a showcase for young talent from a small country producing a disproportionate share of the world's…
Jim Carrey, who carried away a Globe for his work in "Truman," said the award is "opening up another arena for me," from comedy and across the spectrum into drama.
FROM NATPEAmong the 18,000 TV types at NATPE this week, a mere dozen or so key station executives are the ones to watch: They now call most -- if not all -- of the shots in the domestic syndication…
A DEGREE OF PARANOIA has gripped the creative community over the realization that truth has overtaken fiction, that the headlines are more compelling than the movie ads, that the so-called “politics…
"Shakespeare in Love" was named best musical or comedy film and "Saving Private Ryan" best drama Sunday at the 56th Golden Globes.
Showtime has greenlit two new one-hour original drama series, "The Hardwood" (tentative title) and "Beggars and Choosers," said Showtime's programming chief Jerry Offsay at the Television Critics…
FROM SUNDANCE FESTIVALRobert Redford hates the word "buzz." It's the term the Sundance topper hears most often before the Sundance Film Festival, and he especially hates it when applied to films…
Storm Entertainment and Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures will co-finance "The Criminal," a low-budget Brit thriller by first-time writer/ director Julian Simpson.