NBC's production notes boldly proclaim that "Secret Santa" is "destined to become a holiday classic," representing the kind of balls-to-the-wall hyperbole that's hard not to admire. In the case of…
Minority writers saw employment in primetime TV rise to 13% of all scripting slots last season from 10% in the previous one, according to stats released Thursday by the WGA West.
The Directors Guild of America has asserted that its campaign to ease the problem of late script delivery in episodic TV has started to pay off.
Amid the hubbub surrounding the misbegotten Bowl Championship Series rankings that left top-rated USC out of this year's Sugar Bowl, few have bothered to cite ABC's role in enabling the madness by…
Jon Niermann, prexy and managing director of Walt Disney Intl. (Asia Pacific), has ankled to join gamer Electronic Arts as its South East Asia prez.
Paramount Motion Picture Group exec VP Bruce D. Tobey has been promoted and assigned the administrative responsibilities of veteran exec Bill Bernstein, who is segueing into a part-time role.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present filmmaker Blake Edwards with an honorary Oscars at the 76th annual Academy Awards. Trophy will be the "Pink Panther" helmer's first. He…
Viewers RSVP'ed to "Trista & Ryan's Wedding" on Wednesday night, giving ABC its second-highest rated night of the season.
The Palm Springs Film Fest has selected Jim Sheridan to receive its Intl. Filmmaker Award for producing and directing. Danny Elfman will be honored with the Frederick Loewe Award for career…
Life isn't getting any easier for execs at Adelphia Communications. The Motion Picture Assn. of America's member studios, as well as the Chicago White Sox and the Office of the Commissioner of…
Undeterred by the muddy outlook for media ownership rules, the Tribune Co. said it has amassed a $300 million war chest with which to pursue acquisitions next year.