Showtime is developing a one-hour scripted series that takes a peek behind the scenes of a professional basketball team, with NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant…
William Froug, the Emmy-winning writer-producer, author and screenwriting professor who restructured UCLA's entire screenwriting program, died of natural causes at the Tidwell House Hospice in…
HBO's "True Blood" seventh season next year will be its last, the network announced today.
A double-serving of “MasterChef” put Fox on top of its rivals in key demos on Wednesday, while NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” remained the night’s most popular broadcast series overall. A&E’s “Duck…
CBS Corp. is pushing into the Southeast Asian TV market in a pact with RTL Group to launch two entertainment channels in more than two dozen fast-growing territories. The first of the channels…
Showtime is expected to announce on Tuesday a pilot pickup for “Trending Down,” a comedy starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. Hoffman will also exec produce the project through his Cooper Town Prods. The…
Gravitas Ventures has acquired all North American rights to “Dear Mr. Watterson,” Joel Allen Schroeder’s documentary about Bill Watterson's "Calvin and Hobbes" comic strip. Gravitas Ventures will…
There's no more ambitious entrepreneur in the cable biz today than Patrick Gottsch, who's raising a crop of channels targeting viewers in rural America. Gottsch's privately held Rural Media Group…
A boisterously Tarantinoesque mash-up of cliches, archetypes and bodacious craziness in the tradition of Southern-fried '60s and '70s drive-in fodder,
As HBO subscribers embrace the pay cabler's digital platform, HBO Go has quietly added original series to its programing mix.