Initiative North America's top TV buying executive, Tim Spengler, has been elevated to a new position expanding his authority over print, online and other emerging media.
Dutch helmer Ben Sombogaart's "1953" will be among the 21 projects seeking foreign coin at the annual Netherlands Film Festival's Production Platform (NPP), running Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
CAA's corporate communications head Wendy Smith has ankled and will be replaced by Michael Mand. Smith, who headed the agency's corporate communications department since 2000, has traded showbiz for…
Katie Couric delivered another winning night for CBS' "Evening News," though her numbers fell 25% from her boffo debut. In her second night, Couric drew 10.13 million total viewers, down from 13.58…
The fourth-season premiere of FX plastic surgery drama "Nip/Tuck" sewed up the biggest 18-49 rating for a basic-cable series this year. Tuesday premiere captured 3.4 million adults 18-49 (2.6 rating…
After deregulation of New Zealand's television industry in the late 1980s spelled the end of a thriving TV drama production sector, Kiwi native Philippa Campbell ankled her job as inhouse head of…
When the Toronto Film Fest rolls out its red carpets this week, it'll face an unlikely opponent opening weekend -- a real-life daredevil. Never shy to take risks, billionaire businessman Richard…
Some people become producers by handing out business cards with the title "producer" on it, or living off their trust fund while pretending to make movies.
If you're not Harvey Weinstein or Scott Rudin, don't bother trying to get highbrow literary adaptations made with studio-caliber stars, especially if you're new to the business.
It went from being the most buzzed-about B-movie since "The Blair Witch Project" to a box office champ, even if its opening weekend numbers didn't quite live up to the hype. It also helped reinvent…