The verdict is still out on "The Wire." HBO chairman Chris Albrecht began the pay cabler's TCA session by announcing that no decision had been made to renew the acclaimed but ratings-challenged cop…
Universal has acquired screen rights to "Cirque du Freak," the bestselling children's series by Darren Shan. Brian Helgeland is set to write, and Lauren Shuler Donner will produce.
Coming off the highest-rated year in its history, A&E is launching an aggressive 2005 lineup with more character-driven docusoaps and another season of spy serial "MI-5," as well as a heavy…
Senator Intl., the Stateside operation of Senator Entertainment, has completed a management buyout and changed its name to Mandate Pictures.
Edward Norton has signed on to play the lead in helmer Neil Burger's "The Illusionist," a bigscreen adaptation of Steven Millhauser's short story "Eisenheim the Illusionist."
I would like to clarify what might be several misunderstandings in Army Archerd’s column on Tuesday. First of all, only a handful of committee members left early from the Academy screening of…
Drama development season took a spooky turn Thursday as UPN and CBS both greenlit sci-fi-themed pilots.
Logo, MTV Network's planned 24/7 cable net for gay and lesbian auds, is rolling back its launch to June 30 -- at which time it will premiere in 10 million homes.
Fox is hoping to make some money online from its cancelled reality skein "Playing It Straight." In a first, net is putting all eight episodes of the show online Monday.
Joel Hollander, prexy of Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting radio division, has been promoted to chairman and CEO of the struggling unit. Hollander will report to Viacom co-president and co-chief…
The American Cinema Editors have opted for a mix of major studio vehicles and indie features in selecting nominations for their top feature awards, to be presented Feb. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.