USA Network has given series orders to original comedies "Sirens" and "Playing House" in a bid to broaden its programming appeal and make the most of its pricey investment in "Modern Family" reruns.
Everyone has to start somewhere -- even those who one day wind up calling the shots. Variety polled dozens of producers, studio execs, entertainment lawyers, managers and agents to identify those who…
Former CAA motion picture agents Adam Kanter and Martin Spencer have joined Jeff Berg's new agency Resolution.
A book Hollywood has spent decades trying to bring to the bigscreen is getting another shot, this time from helmer Doug Liman.
With HBO's "Girls" on the horizon, the confused twentysomething is getting a bit of a workout, which is, from a media perspective, a classic bit of pandering.
Doug Liman's Hypnotic banner is working overtime this development season for Universal Cable Prods. The shingle has set up four comedy projects spread among Fox, ABC and NBC, in addition to the…
USA Network's newest drama "Suits" was a tailor-made fit for the cabler, drawing 4.6 million viewers in its Thursday series premiere.
A carmaker conflict has caused NBC to hire Val Kilmer to replace Will Arnett as the voice of KITT on its "Knight Rider" revival.
NBC is bringing back "Knight Rider," tapping Doug Liman to produce a "Transformers"-inspired reworking of the 1980s hit action-drama series about a man and his indestructible supercar.
ABC has greenlit production on "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," a small-screen take on the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie feature. Doug Liman and Simon Kinberg are reprising their roles as helmer and scribe…