"Undeclared" creator Judd Apatow will create another series for Fox, while CBS has ordered a pilot presentation for a one hour dramedy from scribe-thesp Hugh Laurie.
In Demand, the dominant pay-per-view distributor of movies and events in the U.S., has opened the door to more offbeat movies by creating two specialized channels.
SMG TV Prods. has inked a licensing deal with Crown Media's Hallmark Channel for the back catalog of veteran Brit policer "Taggart."
Christina Brown has been named VP, finance, at Columbia TriStar Intl. Television (CTIT), with new responsibility for all finance activities of the division's production and distribution operations.
Jeff Rake is going from "The Street" to the Secret Service for Fox, while helmer Gary Fleder ("Don't Say a Word") has signed to direct the Studio USA drama "Rush" for CBS.
Rich Ross has been upped to the newly created post of prexy of entertainment for Disney Channel, overseeing development, programming and production for the cable network as well as a 14-hour-per-week…
Call it the Frog's five-year plan: The WB is asking studios to accept a new extended license fee agreement if they want their fall pilots picked up by the net.
The WB will close its chapter on "Felicity" at the end of this season, after opting not to re-up the 4-year-old college drama for another season.
Gale Anne Hurd has optioned feature and television rights to "t-babe," a virtual pop star created by Glasgow Animation co-founders Tessa and Sascha Hartmann. Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment will…
Almost half of all movie and TV production money pumped into Canada in 2001 came from abroad -- mostly the U.S. -- according to a report published Thursday by the Canadian Film & Television…