Academy of TV Arts & Sciences awards guru John Leverence has signed a long-term deal keeping him at the org, where he's been promoted to senior VP.
Warner Bros. has acquired remake rights to "Hawaii Five-O," with "Ocean's Twelve" scribe George Nolfi set to write the script. George Litto, who was the agent of series creator Leonard Freeman, will…
Howard Stern might be making enemies at the Federal Communications Commission and Clear Channel, but he has a new, more indulgent friend in Hollywood.
Paramount has decided to serve up women's beach volleyball, purchasing a feature pitch by husband-wife team Lisa Addario and Joey Syracuse and setting up the project at Vincent Newman Entertainment.
Mark Burnett Prods. has hired Yahoo! to power an online version of its hit series "The Apprentice," marking the online media firm's first partnership with a primetime network skein.
A&E's two-hour thriller "The Riverman" netted the cabler its best-ever adults 25-54 tally for an original movie Monday. At the same time, the third season premiere of "Surreal Life" ranked as VH1's…
Miramax, which took some heat for waiting to release the 2002 Jet Li Chinese martial arts movie "Hero" to U.S. theaters, is wasting no time in getting it to DVD. Disc will hit stores Nov. 30.
Dave Chappelle is spreading his wings further into the feature film arena. Comedian has teamed up with "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" helmer Michel Gondry to produce and star in an untitled…
DirecTV said its Spaceway satellites, initially designed to provide high-speed Internet access, would be used instead to provide additional bandwidth for high-definition TV.
NBC Universal Television Studio is pumping up its comedy roster, inking seven-figure overall deals with a trio of "Will & Grace" scribes.