CBS has extracted cash from Verizon for each subscriber who buys the phone company's new TV service, which will include all the local CBS-owned stations.
Joseph Morder has fashioned a bittersweet oddity about the joys and pitfalls of history, inertia and nostalgia in "El Cantor." Episodic tale of a man who returns to the Gallic port city of Le Havre…
MTV2 is poised to jump in and give Adult Swim some competition. Already home to the subversive "Sesame Street" satire "Wonder Showzen," cabler will launch its first animation block June 9 armed with…
Warner Bros. Pictures has upped Dan Lin to senior VP of production. In announcing the promotion, Warners production prexy Jeff Robinov said Lin has "great taste" in finding projects that have aud…
XM Satellite Radio has made its first record deal, aligning with Concord Music Group to create a series of branded compilations that correspond to XM shows and programs.
Paramount has hired documaker Dana Adam Shapiro ("Murderball") to adapt and direct "The Every Boy," based on his debut novel of the same name, and set it up with Brad Pitt's Plan B to produce.
Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson will star in "Resurrecting the Champ," the Rod Lurie-directed drama. The Yari Film Group is co-producing with Phoenix Pictures. Filming begins June 19 in Calgary.
WHAT: The Entertainment Industry Foundation's annual bash to benefit the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance and the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health on Wednesday.
Universal Pictures has snapped up tyro scribe Jamie Moss' spec script "Last Man Home" for Ron Howard to direct and Brian Grazer to produce through Imagine Entertainment. Tom Lassally is also…
WHAT: Hollywood Humane Society's 20th annual Genesis Awards WHERE: L.A.'s BevHilton on Saturday