It's nowhere near a hit on the order of his "Survivor," but Mark Burnett's "Eco-Challenge: Borneo" chalked up a 2.0 average primetime rating on four nights last week, which had USA Network execs…
Sydney-based Red Heart, the production joint venture set up by Granada and Seven Network, has folded. Former BBC entertainment chief Paul Jackson, who headed up the operation, will stay Down Under to…
Fran Drescher has sold a memoir of her successful battle with cancer to Warner Books for $1 million. Warner editor Rick Horgan won the book in a heated auction, topping bids from several other…
F/x studio Digital Domain has bowed Digital Solutions, a new division that's being described as equal parts ad agency, consultancy and Internet production company. Daniel Roth serves as prexy.
Dedee Pfeiffer ("For Your Love") and Gary Cole ("The Brady Bunch Movie") have been cast as the leads in NBC's Kelsey Grammer-produced laffer pilot "Neurotic Tendencies," while small-screen vet Judith…
After weeks of sometimes intense negotiations, NBC has renewed the sitcom "Just Shoot Me" in a two-year, $86 million deal with Universal Studios Network Television. Deal keeps the Thursday night…
Andy Garcia will exec produce an HBO telepic based on the life of a Cuban-American doctor who works with the homeless, in the actor-producer's second Latino-themed project for the cabler.
Jeff Dellin, a Studios USA exec who played a significant role in developing the company's dual-platform distribution strategy, has been upped from VP to senior veep of research and program strategy…
Showtime has entered into a deal for a $1.1 million feature-length documentary about swingers called "Sex With Strangers" that will allow the producer-directors to release the movie to theaters after…
"Just Shoot Me" showrunner Marsh McCall has inked a multiyear deal worth an estimated mid-seven figures with Brad Grey Television and Columbia TriStar Television.
Universal Studios Intl. has agreed to provide U.K.'s Video Networks' video-on-demand service with feature films as well as film and TV library titles for several years.