Sean Connery, Winona Ryder and Klaus Maria Brandauer are in negotiations to topline helmer Milos Forman's upcoming adaptation of Sandor Marai's Hungarian novel "Embers."
"American Idol's" Simon Cowell has finally found something he likes: Fox, which has sealed a three-year deal with the cranky judge to remain on the hit reality series.
Robert M. Batscha, who helped to enhance the cultural importance of television throughout his 22-year presidency of the Museum of Television & Radio, died Friday in Manhattan of cancer. He was 58.
Ascent Media Network Services has boosted four execs, led by William Doyle, who becomes VP-general manager of the Ascent Media Systems & Technology Services unit.
Actor and musical entertainer Buddy Ebsen, who had an aborted Hollywood film career and then went on to strike oil in television with such series as "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "Barnaby Jones,"…