Producer Will Packer has signed his first overall TV deal, inking a two-year pact with Universal TV to develop projects for the studio. “We are excited to work with Will,” said Bela Bajaria, exec…
Sticky sweet romance "Barfi!" was the big winner on Saturday night at the Bollywood extravaganza in Macau
President Obama trekked to Santa Monica on Friday, speaking to a gathering of entertainment executives and politicos at the home of Peter Chernin and his wife, Megan. The event, with tickets starting…
At events headlined by fashion designer Tory Burch, NBA player Jason Collins and Bravo host Andy Cohen, First Lady Michelle Obama sounded a theme more familiar to an election year: Time for donors to…
Comedy writers Brian Bradley and Steven Cragg have inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV slated to begin mid-June. Pair most recently served as consulting producers on “Scrubs” and “Happy…
How many VPs does it take to screw in a light bulb? In network broadcasting, more than you might think. For 30 years, Johnny Carson skewered NBC for the number of vice presidents at the Peacock…
A network pilot order does not a pilot make, especially when casting issues trip up production on a fledgling project. Such is presently the case with NBC comedy pilot “Donor Party,” which was…
Asked which entertainment execs among President Obama's top supporters have been interested in an ambassadorship, a prominent industry political consultant quipped, "Everyone."
NBC ordered three singlecam comedy pilots Friday from Universal Television, including a pair from producers Will Ferrell and Greg Daniels.
When Vice President Joseph Biden appeared at a news conference last summer about copyright theft, he compared it to "smashing the window at Tiffany's and reaching in and grabbing what's in" the store.