It's three months until the networks present their schedules to advertisers in the annual ritual known as the upfronts, but recent events are piling more uncertainty on these billion-dollar bets than…
John Tintori has been tapped to succeed Christine Choy as chair of New York U.'s Kanbar Institute of Film and Television in the Tisch School of the Arts.
Twentieth Television is in talks with Argentina's Telefe to acquire remake rights to its hit telenovela "Resistire" (Forever Julia). The Fox TV unit, which declined to comment, has been searching for…
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and Bertelsmann's mobile entertainment division Arvato Mobile are setting up In2Movies, Germany's first legal peer-to-peer service to offer films and TV shows…
Technology may finally help PBS do what all the partisan wrangling couldn't: ease it from its dependence on Congress for funding. In its halting, PBS-esque way, the pubcaster has been pushing ahead…
As TV's Clark Kent, Tom Welling can dodge bullets, but can he dodge the typecasting that has dogged nearly every other actor who has played the Man of Steel? "It's hard to escape the cape,"…
In turning one of the comic world's most venerable and long-lived superheroes into a teen icon, Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins say they used lessons learned back in their early days as partners…
"Superboy" was the one-word sales pitch when the series that became "Smallville" was birthed, and comicbook aficionados could be forgiven if the title engendered less than complete enthusiasm.
There's one foe that all comicbook adaptations, bigscreen or small, have to face, one that is immensely powerful, supremely picky and hard to win over: the fans.
More powerful than your average series. Able to leap from comicbook to studio to network to homevideo at a single bound. Look! On the air! It's "Friends." It's "ER." No, it's "Smallville."
Superman jinx? What Superman jinx? After previous television incarnations of the Man of Steel lasted no more than four seasons, the WB's "Smallville" has surpassed them by not only surviving to a…