Persistent Entertainment is set to begin shooting indie teen dramedy "The Beautiful Ordinary" in North Carolina later this month. Casting is still being set. Tyro writer-director Jess Manafort is…
Jason Alexander, John Cleese and Bill Cosby have been tapped to headline Just for Laughs -- Montreal's International Comedy Festival, which runs July 13-23.
Neal Baer, exec producer of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," has been tapped to receive the Larry Stewart Leadership & Inspiration Award at the 10th annual Prism Awards, to be held April 27…
HBO and AEG are teaming up to present the second annual edition of the Comedy Festival in Las Vegas Nov. 14-18.
NBC's recently restructured Burbank operation has a new No. 2: Peacock vet Jerry Petry has been named exec VP of administration for NBC Universal TV Group, West Coast.
Come fall, ABC wants its Web site to be a second home for its primetime programming. Alphabet net officially announced Monday its plans to test online streaming of four shows on ABC.com starting…
Just in time for Cannes, veteran international sales exec Brian O'Shea has ankled Media 8 to head a foreign sales division launched by Gigi Pritzker and Deborah Del Prete's Odd Lot Entertainment.
The Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. Locations Trade Show, held over the weekend, hosted upwards of 180 film commissions, more than 260 exhibitors from over 30 countries and some 100 vendors.
Netflix moved in for the kill, but Blockbuster is firing back. After Netflix filed a patent lawsuit against the vidtailer last week, Blockbuster has taken the unusual step of taking the trial to the…
Pay packages are nobody's business. That's essentially what major entertainment congloms are telling the Securities and Exchange Commission in response to its proposal that exec compensation, down to…
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced six nominees for the inaugural Emmy award for original entertainment programming created specifically for nontraditional viewing…