Fox Family Channel has ordered 13 episodes of "The Fearing Mind," a one-hour drama from Jim Henson Television set to premiere in primetime on the cabler this fall.
Former "Ellen" and "Roseanne" scribe Lawrence Broch has inked to write and produce an angst-filled animated soap called "S#!t Happens" for teen girl Web site Voxxy.com.
Thesps Sean Patrick Flanery, Roy Scheider and Alyssa Milano will topline the four-hour miniseries "Diamond Hunters," which begins shooting in South Africa May 15.
"Today" is going to Vietnam. NBC News' "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer will broadcast live from Vietnam on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam war. Lauer will report live from…
Sony Corp. is in the final stages of purchasing a 10% stake in Japan's top broadcaster, Fuji TV. The alliance would create a diversified media giant -- the largest in Asia, and one on par with some…
In its first foray into original telepic production, Pax TV is teaming with prince/producer Edward Windsor for a two-hour holiday drama starring Kathy Ireland. Ireland will play the youngest daughter…
NBC's coverage of the National Basketball Assn. playoffs has gotten off to an encouraging start, with Sunday's tripleheader faring better than the opening Sunday of a year ago.
NBC Sports commentator Ahmad Rashad will join Paramount's syndicated strip "Real TV" as host, beginning this fall with the show's fifth season. The move was expected (Daily Variety, April 17). Rashad…
After a 40-year absence from the small screen, Sidney Lumet will return to television with an original drama series for A&E.
A report by an independent consultant has lambasted the leadership of the South African Broadcasting Corp., accusing it of a "lack of integrity, common decency, mutual respect and loyalty." The…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar