Viacom's Spike TV has locked in a pair of drama pilots that put the men's network in business with TV mavens Frank Spotnitz and Vince Gilligan and feature scribe James DeMonaco.
Infinity Media ("Capote") has acquired film rights to "Winalota Cash," the story of the first African-Americans to own the winning quarter horse in the All American Futurity.
Al Roker Entertainment has named BBC America's Victoria Bert veep of development and production, CEO and "Today" weatherman Roker said Tuesday.
Egypt in 1955 is the setting for "OSS 117: Cairo -- Nest of Spies," a spoof that reps a remake actually worth making. Sparkling production design, a jubilantly retro score and a genuine flair for…
Comcast's G4, a cable network aimed at young men, has hired Howard Stern's longtime girlfriend, actress Beth Ostrosky, to host irreverent countdown series "Filter" and recruited Fox Sports…
Scripter Joyce Sachs imagines what might have occurred, had three of the beautiful people of the early 20th century -- painters Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell and mountaineer George Mallory -- spent…
Columbia Pictures is driving to the hoop. Studio has landed rights to make a film about Jason McElwain, the autistic high schooler who saw his first action in his basketball team's last game and…
A high-profile investor in the New York Times Co. withheld votes for directors at the company's annual meeting Tuesday in protest of the Times' dual-class share structure.
Score the first round for HD DVD. After months of jockeying between two rival camps to roll out high-def DVDs, a handful of discs from Warner and Universal in the HD DVD format hit stores Tuesday.