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.
What's in a name? Everything, according to Time Warner Entertainment and Chuck Dolan's AMC.
Celebrating an American musical form, "Like Jazz" certainly has its moments. But a first act of explosive performances provides insufficient firepower to bring the show to a rewarding conclusion…
Former Edmonds Entertainment exec Sheila Ducksworth has joined Susanne Daniels' First Move Television as senior VP of development.
Yep, she'll be back. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has been renewed for a second season by NBC O&Os. Peacock's 14 owned-and-operated stations represent more than 30% of the country.
ABC has greenlit production on the eight-hour project "Empire," an epic take on the fate of the Roman Empire. Project, which insiders said boasts an initial pricetag of around $30 million, follows…
It's a good thing relatively few cable systems carry Trio, or the channel actually might start to piss some people off -- and more power to 'em. Exhibiting an inventiveness born of necessity…