Director Michael Apted is onboard to helm the first three installments of HBO's upcoming ancient Rome-set drama. "Rome" follows the tale of two Roman soldiers and their families as they witness the…
TNT has greenlit the six-hour series "The Grid," toplining Dylan McDermott and Julianna Margulies. Drama is a co-production between the Turner-owned cabler and the BBC, in association with Fox TV…
Billy Bob Thornton is huddling with Universal and Imagine to star in the Peter Berg-directed "Friday Night Lights," an adaptation of the H.G. Bissinger book being produced by Brian Grazer.
Daily Variety columnist Army Archerd will be feted by the Caucus of Television Producers, Writers and Directors with the org's 2003 Journalism Award.