It's the nightmare that keeps recurring. Time Warner said Wednesday that it took a hefty $3 billion hit last quarter to settle shareholder lawsuits stemming from its merger with AOL in 2001. Filmed…
Rupe's back in the newsroom. News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch will take over as publisher of the New York Post following the dramatic resignation from the conglom of his son Lachlan late last…
Howard Stern has signed a three-year deal with In Demand to carry the TV version of his daily show on Sirius satellite radio. Auds will get the raunchy Stern instead of the sanitized version, which…
Samuel L. Jackson is attached to topline and co-produce a live-action feature to be adapted from the Japanese comic franchise "Afrosamurai," created by Takashi Okazaki.
Salma Hayek will star in "Paradise," the four-hour telepic adaptation of the Toni Morrison novel for Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films and ABC. Darnell Martin is adapting the novel and will direct.
Elizabeth Wolfe has been upped to VP of publicity for DisneyToon Studios after 11 years with Disney's motion picture department. Wolfe will oversee all areas of publicity for the animation house and…
"ER" star Sherry Stringfield is hanging up her scrubs for a second time. Stringfield had previously been set to appear in a handful of episodes this upcoming season, but in a statement, the actress…
ABC still hasn't decided what to do with benched reality skein "Welcome to the Neighborhood," but at least one cable net says it's willing to air the show if the Alphabet isn't.
BBC Worldwide Prods., the producer of ABC hit "Dancing With the Stars," is waltzing over to ICM. Beeb's production unit has produced several U.S. reality skeins in recent years, including "Weakest…
XM Satellite Radio has tapped Sony BMG vice president Nathaniel Brown to head public relations in Gotham. Move gives XM, based in Washington, D.C., a public relations presence in Gotham to better…