When "NCIS" first premiered few viewers knew that NCIS -- Naval Criminal Investigative Service -- actually existed, or that unlike other military investigative agencies, over 90% of its staff is…
"NCIS" is not a primetime-only player. Scott Koondel, now CBS' president of distribution, was tasked with selling "NCIS" to cable. He ran into objections from potential buyers, but believed the…
Simon Vaughan, CEO of London-based production-distribution outfit Lookout Point, represents television's new breed of financing specialists who are prospering amid the growing global demand for…
Is the Super Bowl still a valuable platform for studios to their promote movies? Maybe not.
Chrysler's Super Bowl halftime spot was themed in American greatness, an inspirational reminder of the country's capacity for rebound and, with Clint Eastwood as narrator, a message of reassurance.
Univision and ABC News are in talks for possible joint venture to launch an English-lingo news cable network targeted to Hispanics.
Morgan Jones, a character actor in TV and film, died in Tarzana, Calif., on Jan. 13. He was 84.
A UCLA/Headway Project study advocates the expansion of California's 4-year-old Film and Television Tax Credit Program to maintain the state's position as a production center and avoid seeing…
Fox has posted an interactive, extended version of the theme song from Zooey Deschanel starrer "New Girl" that lets you choose the scenes of the video accompanying the tune. Check it out here…
New Regency Prods. has signed a first-look deal with Israeli production, management and talent agency ADD.
Through its subject matter and NBC's all-in promotional effort for its premiere tonight, "Smash" (reviewed by Brian Lowry of Variety here) is going to inspire a lot of passionate love-it-or-hate-it…