Ivan Reitman and his Northern Lights Entertainment shingle are making their first primetime pilot, "First Gentleman." The potential one-hour series is for CBS.
Emma Thompson has opted for a lighthearted comedy as her next venture, signing on to star opposite Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger in Universal's "Junior."
Goldie Hawn has joined the cast of the 66th Academy Awards show, her seventh appearance. A two-time nominee, Hawn won the supporting-actress Oscar in 1969 for "Cactus Flower."
After a protracted four-network battle for her services, newswoman Diane Sawyer decided to stay at ABC. According to insiders, Sawyer signed a three-year pact worth between $ 6 million and $ 7…
In the pseudo-realistic talkshow world of HBO's satirical "The Larry Sanders Show," the real David Letterman appeared and told the fictional Larry Sanders that he wanted Tom Snyder to host a…
"Front Page," Fox's first foray into primetime news programming, will be heading to Gotham come June. Executive producer David Corvo briefed his staff late Tuesday afternoon, informing them that…
Former radio journalist Pierre Lescure was appointed chairman and CEO of French pay TV giant Canal Plus Wednesday, following the resignation of network topper Andre Rousselet.
Home Shopping Network posted a loss for the fourth quarter and year as the St. Petersburg, Fla., shopping net struggled with tough times and legal problems.
Richard M. Heller has been named president of television at Lee Rich Prods., the TV and feature film production company.
Sheri Singer has joined Lifetime cable network as VP, longform programming. Lifetime has been seeking to expand its original programming slate with more dramatic and news/talk programing. Singer, who…
New Line Cinema has wooed John Woo's next pic away from a slew of bidders, landing the untitled action bonanza about a Florida cop tied up with the mob.