Gavin Polone and Jamie Tarses are ready to party with Tucker Max. Pair have set up a scripted laffer at Comedy Central inspired by the exploits of Max, a Duke Law School grad who runs a blog…
PCCW's NOW TV has landed the exclusive local rights to air UEFA Euro 2008. The 31-match soccer tournament will run June 7-29, 2008, in Austria and Switzerland. In addition to TV, PCCW also secured…
The Weinstein Co. is expanding into scripted television, pacting with TV movie giant RHI Enterprises in a production and library deal. Under terms of the five-year agreement, TWC and RHI will…
China has called a halt to new foreign investment in TV and film production companies, telling international media groups to work instead through individual projects with local partners.
Comedy was well represented on the American Film Institute's seventh annual top 10 list, a sharp contrast to last year's emphasis on high-minded and downbeat films.
The old days of a thesp risking a film career by stooping to take on a TV role is a relic of the past. Network and cable production values are soaring, while at the same time film budgets and stars'…
After largely abandoning made-for-TV movies, NBC returns with this misguided live-action update of a 32-year-old animated Rankin-Bass spec. Seemingly made for (and perhaps by) those who have hit the…
Strange and clever, "The Lost Room" is full of winding corridors, peculiar twists and wry, oddball humor, set against a mystery that recalls TV's better Stephen King productions -- before, that is…
The latest Lifetime holiday original is just the kind of movie its star Sarah Paulson would skewer in an "SNL"-like comedy sketch on her regular gig in "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip." Filled with a…
France 24, the country's much ballyhooed global TV news network set up to rival news services from CNN and the BBC, has finally taken to the airwaves.