Walt Disney’s ESPN is joining a consortium of media and advertising concerns hoping to automate the practice of buying TV and radio advertising, a practice that remains somewhat arcane despite…
Tablet owners are turning into the kind of captive audience marketers have long been looking for. At a time when more TV watchers are skipping commercials than ever, tablet users are more likely to…
Though the network’s first scripted effort “Klondike” has yet to premiere, Discovery Channel continues to stock up on scripted projects, today announcing a miniseries to be produced by Lionsgate…
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Lionsgate, which saw enormous success from the “Twilight” franchise, is looking for more eternal life. The studio is developing Kate Atkinson’s “Life After Life,” acquiring feature film rights to the…
Leonardo DiCaprio and Fox have tapped "Shutter Island" author Dennis Lehane to pen the script for World War II drama "Travis McGee."
Producer Nick Hamm convinced playwright Neil LaBute to create his first TV series by offering the lure of a low budget and a quick-and-dirty production cycle for an emerging premium channel. What's…
In what amounts to a deal worth close to a million dollars, Warner Bros. has acquired screen rights to Roger Hobbs' debut thriller novel "The Ghostman," which Knopf will publish Stateside later this…
Rochelle Deckelbaum has joined Ensemble, IPG Mediabrands' entertainment arm, as VP of branded content.
Towering high above the Las Vegas strip, the sleek brown skyscrapers that make up the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore hotels and casino are unofficially being called the "power towers" by CES attendees…
David Guillod, a former partner and head of motion picture talent at UTA and Handprint Entertainment, is returning to his management roots, joining literary management company Intellectual Property…
From the moment he took the top programming gig at NBC, Ben Silverman had been plotting his next move.