With "Pretty Persuasion" set for a big bow next week in Los Angeles, the Gen Art-sponsored Gotham preem on Tuesday was fairly low-key, with only helmer Marcos Siega and thesps Evan Rachel Wood and…
Dr. Phil McGraw will be dispensing his homespun, tough-love formulas at least through the 2013-14 season thanks to a five-year extension of the contract for his daily talkshow "Dr. Phil" by…
It turns out the Viacom split has already happened, at least unofficially. Even though the company won't legally divide itself into two until next year, CBS chairman and Viacom co-prexy Leslie…
Warner Bros. has acquired remake rights to the French comedy "Apres Vous," and the studio will craft it as a star vehicle for Billy Crystal, who will produce with Art Linson.
Jane Seymour is returning to series television, joining the cast of Jerry Bruckheimer's upcoming WB laffer "Modern Men." Fresh from her comic turn in "Wedding Crashers," Seymour will again go for…
Sony Pictures Classics' "Junebug" preem Monday was an SRO affair, with guests lining the back of the theater to watch frosh feature helmer Phil Morrison's Southern indie unspool.
Simon Sutton has been named president of HBO Intl. and will oversee the paybox's worldwide TV ventures. Among his responsibilities will be the wholly owned Warner Channel in Latin America as well as…
"My Kind of Town" is getting some kind of push from ABC. Alphabet has decided to sked the variety/gameshow hybrid in the Sunday 9 p.m. timeslot normally occupied by "Desperate Housewives."
Partygoers could almost feel the spirits of the bayou wafting through Tuesday's premiere of spooky thriller "Skeleton Key." A haunted graveyard and enough Creole-style chow to feed the entire French…
Every "Good Morning" has an end and, after 52 years, Army Archerd is phasing out his storied "Just for Variety" column. He will file his last regular column Sept. 1.