Showbiz scribes have lauded a pair of quirky frosh NBC sitcoms -- "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office" -- with three nominations each for Writers Guild of America TV scripting awards. Small-screen noms…
CBS notched a ratings victory in key demo categories Tuesday night behind the finale of "The Amazing Race 8" and an original episode of "NCIS."
Sky News and BBC News 24 have reason to rejoice: Rival ITV News Channel will shutter in 2006, after five years on air. Despite receiving praise for its coverage, commercial considerations have forced…
When Ricky Blitt wrote "The Ringer," he figured the film's premise --normal guy feigns a mental disability to dominate the Special Olympics --was so radical that no studio would make it.
Veteran film producers Fred Caruso and Dino Constantine Conte have launched shingle Wildflower Entertainment to produce movies and TV shows. Funding for the venture has been secured by deals with…
Lifetime Television has named former Universal TV Prods. exec Neil Schubert senior VP of publicity. Schubert, to be based in Los Angeles, will oversee all consumer publicity for Lifetime and Lifetime…
Reality vet Christine Grund has been named director of development at producer Renegade 83.
The Travel Channel is set to launch a series following the trials and tribulations of students at a flight attendant school.
Fox still hasn't officially canceled "Arrested Development," but if it does, other networks are interested in the show. Both ABC and Showtime have had conversations with 20th Century Fox TV and…
ABC and Fox went on a holiday shopping spree Tuesday, picking up a pair of laffers. ABC greenlit a comedy pilot from scribe Danny Comden, who's also set to star in the half-hour project.