Despite its stacked deck of a cast, "Runner Runner" adds up to little more than a charmless, paint-by-numbers thriller unlikely to escape the forces of "Gravity" in its early October release.
Comedy Central has ordered a new stand-up series titled “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail” from Ben Stiller and his shingle Red Hour. Show will take place at alternative comedy club Meltdown Comics…
FX has given a 10-episode series order to a comedy starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence. Series is produced by Lionsgate TV under distrib Debmar-Mercury’s “10/90″ deal format that calls for…
In a potential signal that advertisers may be placing additional funds at cable networks in the coming TV season, Time Warner’s Turner unit expects ad-dollar commitments at its TBS, TNT, TruTV and…
An hourlong final-season opener of "How I Met Your Mother" kicks things off Sept. 23, the night after co-star Neil Patrick Harris hosts the Emmys.
USA drama "Royal Pains" looked sluggish in kicking off its fifth season Wednesday, slipping to the show's lowest young-adult rating to date. Holding up better relative to last year was sked partner…
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
For actors, sweating out TV's development season doesn't end when their pilot gets picked up to series; instead, officially unveiling the fall lineups introduces one final hurdle to the process…
One surprising news tidbit emerging during a day filled with series orders from the Big Four has to do with a show that left the airwaves three years ago: Fox's "24."
Whoopi Goldberg has inked a deal with HBO for TV and homevid rights to her docu on comedian Moms Mabley, which marks Goldberg’s directorial debut. "Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You,” produced…
The deep-pocketed Al Jazeera org has committed to bringing on 700 staffers and opening 12 bureaus around the country, as well as a Gotham headquarters, to support the launch of its English-lingo net.