Mike Darnell isn’t just the best-known alternative programming exec at any of the major networks. He’s the only guy who has held the post in the 27-year history of the Fox network, which he joined in…
Coming off of a season of double-digit ratings declines, “American Idol” producers are in talks with former finalist Jennifer Hudson to join the judges’ panel next year, according to a report on…
The Big Four hear the footsteps of cable and have responded with an especially aggressive programming strategy for next season.
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“Maleficent” actor Sam Riley has inked with WME. Riley was recently seen in “On the Road” and “Byzantium.” He is repped by Tavistock Wood Management. *** Inphenate has signed Michael Benson for…
Dermot Mulroney has boarded helmer-scribe Michael Cohn’s thriller “Sacrifice,” the debut feature from JuntoBox Films. The movie is in production in Houston with Jeanine Rohn and Joseph Semense…
A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” continues to break ratings records. The season three finale of the redneck reality program drew a whopping 9.6 million viewers on Wednesday night in its hourlong broadcast…
CBS finished second for the night behind Fox and its veteran singing competition.
The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have awarded the 2013-14 Playwrights of New York fellowship to Kimber Lee, who nabs one of the heftiest legit development awards out…
Jane Nebel Henson, who partnered with her husband Jim Henson to launch the Muppets and worked to preserve his artistic legacy, died April 2 of cancer in Conn. She was 78. Born in Queens, N.Y., she…
Picturehouse's first incarnation was short, but colorful: For three years, from 2005 until the economic crash, the production company that Bob Berney founded in partnership with HBO Films and New…
The nine films to qualify for the shortlist for the next foreign-language film Oscar have been named by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.