Presidents Day weekend turned out to be a perfect time for National Geographic Channel to launch "Killing Lincoln," as its first original factual drama drew the net's largest-ever audience.
Billy Campbell has been cast in Fox pilot "Delirium." Thesp joins Emma Roberts, who toplines the project.
Though "The Killing" is returning to AMC next year, Billy Campbell will not be rejoining the moody drama.
Holdovers kept the domestic box office alert this weekend as "Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," and "Skyfall" helped lift three-day totals higher than any previous post-Thanksgiving frame.
As DreamWorks Animation ramps up to release three toons a year, the company has promoted Lincoln Wallen to serve as its new chief technology officer.
As the co-head of Scott Free Prods., Tony Scott was among Hollywood's busiest producers and helmers with a slew of film and TV projects in various stages of development and production.
In an ambitious programming move, NatGeo president Howard T. Owens is taking a stroll in the park.
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