Reality shop 495 Prods. has renewed its nonexclusive deal with MTV. The music cabler, for which 495 already produces the "A Shot at Love" franchise, has made a commitment for three series under the…
Columbia Pictures has acquired an untitled romantic comedy pitch from, Jeremy Garelick, with Garelick to pen the screenplay as a directing vehicle for himself. Deal is in the seven-figure range.
SAG's top exec has reassured thesps he's trying to break the stalemate with congloms on the feature-primetime contract.
National Geographic Entertainment has acquired Cherien Dabis' culture-clash comedy "Amreeka," which premiered at Sundance, and plans a fall release.
Citing innovations by founder John S. Hendricks, Discovery Communications filed a patent infringement lawsuit Tuesday against Amazon over the dot-com's strong-selling Kindle.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Marley and Me" is anything but a dog overseas.
As Lionsgate girds for battle with Carl Icahn, the activist investor revealed on Tuesday the pricing of the tender offer he made last week to buy up to $325 million in company debt.
Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph and Colin Quinn have joined the cast of the untitled Adam Sandler comedy at Columbia Pictures.
Ellen DeGeneres has signed on to play the titular role in the Walden Media comedy "Mother Nature."
Harvey Geller, lyricist and music journalist who worked as a sales exec for Daily Variety and served as West Coast editor of Cash Box magazine, died March 12 in Tarzana, Calif., after a brief illness.