Getting inside the American indie scene is the focus of "Independent Spotlight," a half-hour TV pilot hosted by AFI Fest director Jon Fitzgerald and actress-producer Meredith Scott Lynn.
Actor George Clooney has signed separate two-year development deals with CBS and with Warner Bros. TV. The CBS deal, which calls for Clooney to develop and produce TV series and longform projects…
Hong Kong action director John Woo, who scored big with last summer's theatrical hit "Face/Off," has become such a brand name that even a busted two-hour pilot he produced and directed two years ago…
ChumCity Intl., the distribution and development arm of Canada's Chum Television, has formed a joint venture with Spain's Canales Tematicos for the development of a local "made in Madrid" music…
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s vice president of drama Jeff Eckerle is leaving the web when his contract expires to pursue opportunities at other networks, sources said Wednesday.
Actor Giancarlo Esposito is joining the cast of NBC's Friday-night drama "Homicide." Esposito has starred in films such as "Nothing to Lose," "The Usual Suspects," "Twilight," "Smoke," "Waiting to…
Warner Bros. comedy director Keith Cox is ankling his studio post to join the fledgling Greenblatt Janollari Studio as vice president of creative affairs, sources said Wednesday.
Young Broadcasting's KCAL has inked a new seven-year pact for the local TV broadcast rights to the Los Angeles Lakers that is worth an estimated $140 million to the NBA franchise over the life of the…
The American Film Institute's "100 Years ... 100 Movies" special generated boffo business at the Nielsen box office, unspooling CBS' most competitive Tuesday adults 18-49 finish since February's…
Hot bods and kidvid fare on USA Broadcasting's upstart indie TV station WAMI Miami are getting noticed by the locals.
The syndie biz is settling into its annual June swoon. TV tradition has been that when the weather starts to sizzle, ratings for most major skeins start to fizzle, and this year is no exception…