Warner Bros. Pictures has paid $1.25 million against $2 million for an untitled comedy pitch from "Wedding Crashers" helmer David Dobkin and his producing partner Andrew Panay. Dobkin will direct…
CBS is giving a thumbs up to a trio of frosh skeins, ordering full 22-episode seasons of "How I Met Your Mother," "Criminal Minds" and "Ghost Whisperer." Meanwhile, over at FX, execs have committed…
Australia's Ten Network announced net profit of A$100 million ($75.6 million) for 2004-05, thanks to an 11% rise in revenues to $634.5 million, but warned the local ad market is softening. "We don't…
The British Academy of Film & TV Arts and its primary sponsor, Orange, have created a prize for rising film star in honor of casting director Mary Selway. The Orange Rising Star Award will replace…
Tom Werner has snagged his first pilot commitment with new partners Eric Gold and Jimmy Miller, setting up a laffer at Fox from "That '70s Show" scribes Jeff and Jackie Filgo.
Leading webs ITV and Channel 4 are joining the consortium behind the U.K.'s hugely successful digital terrestrial platform, Freeview, making it an even stronger competitor to paybox BSkyB.
Saddam Hussein will go under the microscope of the BBC and the Discovery Channel, which have signed a deal to co-produce a four-hour docu titled "The House of Saddam." The program will cost more than…
A crudely made, vid-shot docu about an undisciplined, alcoholic bullfighter who beats the woman he lives with in front of her puzzled children, "Black Bull" purports to show what helmers call…