Chris Bender and JC Spink have promoted a trio of managers to partner at their Benderspink shingle -- Charlie Gogolak, head of lit management; Jill McElroy, lit manager; and Jake Weiner, head of…
In a bid to stay competitive in primetime, MTV is rejigging its entire evening lineup and making 9 p.m. a new destination for original programming.
J.J. Abrams has tapped Kathy Lingg and Sherryl Clark to run his TV and film divisions, respectively. Clark was most recently president of production for Kopelson Entertainment; Lingg is best known in…
DreamWorks TV is coming off its most successful development season ever, with 21 projects in the works at seven different outlets. The increased output comes a year after Viacom acquired DreamWorks…
Richard Blackstone, chairman-CEO of Warner Music Group's publishing arm, will segue into the role of senior adviser to Edgar Bronfman Jr.
In New York: Interviewing a big Broadway star between the matinee and evening performances can be risky. I went to see Christine Ebersole backstage at "Grey Gardens," before being whisked up to…
Film and TV productions backed by the Irish Film Board spent about E100 million ($132 million) in Ireland during 2006, almost three times the 2005 level of $46 million.
Finally a Christmas movie that invokes one of the best-known yet least discussed holiday traditions: regifting. If nothing else, "Christmas Do-Over" is "Groundhog Day," sloppily rewrapped and…
In the latest restriction on foreign entertainment biz in China, the country's culture czars will impose controls on all so-called network music imported into the country and require that all online…
Fox's "The Simpsons" took four nominations while NBC's "The Office" received three for TV awards from the Writers Guild of America. Two new NBC skeins -- "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "30 Rock"…