American Movie Classics has hired Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid and Lauren Bacall to host movie showings every week.
Ken Lipper, the Oscar-nominated producer of the Holocaust documentary "The Last Days," has a verbal agreement with Glenn Close for the actress to host a proposed television series based on the…
Rathikant Basu and Peter Mukherjea have been named chairman and chief executive officer, respectively, at Rupert Murdoch's Star TV, following the ankling of two executive directors and two vice…
NBC and its "Alice in Wonderland" charmed adults 18-49, but the Grammy Awards and the "Doris Duke" conclusion propelled CBS to first in households, with the highest weeklong rating for any net this…
In an unusual move meant to convey network stability, CBS on Tuesday renewed nine entertainment series and three newsmags for next season, meaning at least nine hours of its primetime schedule will…
Successful sweeps-month events such as ''The '60s'' and ''Alice in Wonderland'' have brought NBC home first in this year's February sweeps, but even as CBS conceded the month to NBC in households…
Nick Cassavetes has entered the revolving door that takes Hollywood directors on short Madison Avenue stints by becoming the latest to sign on with Creative Film Management International.
A who's who of Australian media, entertainment and politics gathered at a bash Monday to bow Foxtel's DTH satellite service, which doubles the feevee cabler's potential audience to 4.5 million homes.
HBO has promoted Carolyn Strauss to senior VP, original programming, division prexy Chris Albrecht announced Tuesday.
Glenn Close will star in and executive produce a third installment of "Sarah, Plain and Tall" for Hallmark Hall of Fame and CBS, with filming to begin March 22.