In "7 Days," Jonathan LaPaglia plays a guy in a CIA mental hospital who is naturally tabbed to save the United States, because who better than the mentally ill to keep the nation from imploding? The…
Radio and TV companies, the high-fliers among media stocks for most of the past couple of years, are suddenly the lepers of Wall Street, at least within the showbiz sector.
HBO has signed Whoopi Goldberg, Diane Keaton and Linda Ellerbee to produce a 12-hour miniseries.
Bill Cosby has come to the rescue of another CBS daypart.
Director-writer James Cameron will host a 60-minute documentary for the Sci-Fi Channel about all of the hoo-ha that followed in the wake of the Halloween Eve 1938 radio broadcast of Orson Welles'…
Home satellite broadcaster DirecTV Japan said on Monday that it had 181,900 subscribers as of Sept. 30.
Thesp John Corbett ("Northern Exposure") has been tapped to star in "The Judger," Fox's upcoming sci-fi syndie drama skein from helmer Jan De Bont (Daily Variety , Oct. 5).
Filmmaker Tim Burton has inked a deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution to exec produce "Lost in Oz," a big-budget syndie drama series derived from the works of "Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank…
TBS has signed Janine Turner as co-star with Antonio Sabato Jr. in "Reaper," the network's first original movie, a sci-fi melodrama about a computer virus whose images on the screen can kill anyone…
The new UPN Monday lineup, featuring the controversial Lincoln sitcom "The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer," has sustained a serious blow with its premiere performances, settling for Nielsens that…
Richard Aurelio, the longtime head of Time Warner's influential New York City cable systems, will retire at the end of this year from his current post as president of Time Warner's New York 1 News.