Paris Hilton may have never heard of Wal-Mart, but she and best bud Nicole Richie will soon be taking up shelf space there. In a bid to capitalize on red-hot skein "The Simple Life," Fox Home…
NBC is giving the producers of frosh dramedy "Miss Match" an early holiday present. Skein, from 20th Century Fox TV-based Imagine Television, was one of the fall's most heralded newcomers, with…
Robert Schenkkan has come aboard to rewrite "Do Not Go Gentle," a Revolution Studios drama about a Smithsonian scientist who realizes his lifelong dream to travel in space.
Kids' WB will once again shuffle its Saturday ayem sked with the addition of "Astro Boy" and "Static Shock" on Jan. 17. Kids' WB had decided to alter its sked earlier this year as part of its "all…
Radio and TV concern Southern Cross Broadcasting is set to acquire Southern Star Group, Australia's biggest TV producer-distrib. Neil Balnaves, exec chairman of Southern Star, who will join the SCB…
The 13th annual New York Jewish Film Festival will unspool from Jan. 14-29 at the Walter Reade Theater. International festival presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center will…
The Boston Society of Film Critics gave multiple awards to the locally shot "Mystic River," docu "Capturing the Friedmans" and the quirky "Lost in Translation" in its annual balloting Sunday.
In response to the court ruling that overturned the MPAA's screener ban and to a personal request from producer Ted Hope, who was one of the key plaintiffs in the independent film coalition lawsuit…
Rival Spanish-lingo broadcasters Univision and Telemundo are going head-to-head with original telenovela productions for the first time.
David Tochterman has been named prexy of Laugh Factory Prods. Prior to his tenure at Overbrook, Tochterman spent seven years as senior VP at Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, working on "3rd Rock From Sun"…
The American Cinema Editors has tapped Donn Cambern and John A. Martinelli to receive the org's lifetime career achievement award.