More than a few syndie legends of the fall were upset during the past November sweep. The final Nielsen report card on the November book is still a few weeks off, but national numbers are in for all…
A lack of new wide openers coupled with the traditional post-Thanksgiving slump sent weekend box office into a tailspin, with total projected ticket sales falling to their lowest level in more than…
Fox Family Films bested several bidders in a feeding frenzy for remake rights to "Piranha," the 1978 film scripted by John Sayles and directed by Joe Dante.
British comedy "The Full Monty" took top honors at the 10th European Film Awards. Uberto Pasolini, the pic's producer, accepted the award from presenters Jeremy Irons and Helen Mirren at a theater in…
The Carsey-Werner Co. is eyeing a return to the firstrun syndie biz with a talkshow hosted by author/advice columnist E. Jean Carroll.
Oscar-nominated actor Robert Downey Jr. was sentenced Monday to a 180-day jail term after admitting in court that he had taken illegal drugs -- a violation of the probation he'd been placed under in…
In a highly unusual pact, NBC has ordered 13 episodes of Bright/Kauffman/Crane's next comedy series, and the Peacock web has agreed to cover the entire cost of producing the show, so that Warner…
It was difficult to tell last week who came out on top in the latest battle of wills between NBC News prexy Andrew Lack and his longtime rival, Fox News helmer Roger Ailes.
An ABC News special about the Kennedy years and an especially strong installment of "20/20" gave ABC its best Thursday performance without sports since April 1995 and marked the first time NBC's "ER"…
Oscar night security vet Jerry Moon has been appointed security and traffic chief for the annual Academy Awards presentation for the 27th consecutive year, and private eye firm Pinkerton's Inc. has…
George Clooney has gone south on "Wild Wild West," the Warner Bros. feature adaptation of the television series about Secret Service agents working undercover in the Old West, according to sources…
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