Primetime television has done little to deprogram viewers conditioned to associate a Southern accent with some sort of mental defect, although a handful of shows are fighting the stereotypes.
The variety show, born out of radio by way of vaudeville, has always been one of the most popular TV genres -- and one of the hardest to get right.
Fox's MyNetworkTV is getting real. Departing from its 2006-07 emphasis on low-budget, English-language, primetime telenovelas featuring stars like Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild, which never caught on…
Stuber/Parent's Scott Stuber and Mary Parent will produce Universal Pictures drama "Traveling." Aaron Eckhart is set to star in the pic, which will mark the directing debut of Brandon Camp. Camp…
The World Series of Video Games has expanded its deal with CBS Sports, landing four hourlong specials on the Eye web that will offer coverage of tournaments and follow the players that compete in…
Ted Gold is ankling his post as drama development topper at Fox. Gold has headed Fox's drama development team since 2004, when he joined as senior VP of the department. During his tenure the exec…
David E. Kelley has recruited "The West Wing" and "Studio 60" helmer Thomas Schlamme to direct the pilot for his ABC drama "Life on Mars."
Parallel Entertainment Pictures has acquired feature rights to James Sallis' series of Lew Griffin crime novels. Tomes covered include "Long Legged Fly," "Moth," "Black Hornet," "Eye of the Cricket,"…
"Little Miss Sunshine" directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris will return to their old stomping grounds June 12, when they will be honored as UCLA filmmakers of the year at the UCLA Director…
Wes Craven has found a writer and director for the remake of his first pic, "The Last House on the Left," which he is producing for Rogue under his Midnight Pictures shingle.
Funeral services were held Tuesday for Tamil producer G. Srinivasan, who died after slipping into a Himalayan gorge during a family vacation in India.