NBC has inked a six-figure development deal with standup comic Mike Siegel that will likely land him in a sitcom.
"Titanic" climbed through the stratosphere to $661.2 million overseas last week, while in its wake a handful of new releases posted fair-to-good results.
In their relentless search for ways to guard against potential turkeys or raise production cash, Hollywood studios are increasingly turning to suits from Chicago and London for insurance policies to…
Following a massive spending spree that has seen the Argentine cable market consolidate around two players, both MSOs are planning initial public offerings.
Weddington Prods. has named Marc Vanocur managing director. He will handle budgeting, operations and all business affairs for the company. – Red Ant Entertainment has made some adjustments, tapping…
Oscar nominee Paul Thomas Anderson has committed to do his next film for New Line Cinemas, home of "Boogie Nights," Anderson's recent critically acclaimed totem to the '70s porn industry, which he…
ABC is finalizing negotiations with Drew Carey to host and executive produce a summer version of the British series "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"
Liberty Media Group. is to acquire full ownership of Encore Media Group, the parent of cable networks Encore and Starz!, Liberty said Friday.
BMG Canada has upped Lisa Zbitnew to prexy of BMG Music Canada. The nod makes the industry vet the region's first woman to top a major record label operation.
R.J. Stewart, executive producer of the syndie action hour "Xena: Warrior Princess," has inked a three-year deal with USA Networks Studios worth more than $3 million.
Adding to its growing stack of statuettes, "Titanic's" trio of editors -- Conrad Buff, helmer-writer James Cameron and Richard A. Harris -- took the Eddie award for feature film at the 48th American…