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AMC Pushes Into Scripted Comedy With First Order (Exclusive)
The cable network home to "Mad Men" and "The Walking Dead" has put into development its first scripted comedy, putting into development an adaptation of Andrea Abbate's play "Random Acts."read more ...
‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Scores Biggest Sales Week Since Debut
Spring may finally have sprung, but the weather on the U.S. album chart remains wintry, as the “Frozen” soundtrack scored its seventh non-consecutive frame at No. 1 last week. The Disney animated ...
Movie Theaters Might Cut Prices One Day A Week To Lure Movie Fans Back to Theaters
The numbers are in and they're not encouraging. A report yesterday from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) found that domestic movie box office sales rose to $10.9 billion last year -- a...
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CNN Producers Arrested for Trying to Break Into World Trade Center Site
The two men were in the area to report on the recent security breaches at the area, including three daredevils who BASE jumped off the Freedom Tower, but wound up getting arrested for trespassing.read...
13 Celebrity Chef Contestants Picked for Bravo’s ‘Top Chef at Sea’
In a follow-up to the Feb. announcement of “Top Chef at Sea,” a joint venture between Celebrity Cruises and Bravo, the companies revealed Wednesday the 13 former “chef’testants” who will set...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: A New Online Network for Filmmakers, IFP Gets Web Series and More
1. Facebook Buys Oculus VR: ICYMI, big news for Facebook. The social network has acquired Oculus VR, Inc., the immersive virtual reality technology company, for a total of approximately $2 billion w...
Comcast-TWC Deal Draws More Fire From Al Franken in Senate
Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable drew new fire in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, this time nearly drowning out an expected debate about the future of DirecTV and Dish Network. The Senate Judicia...
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FremantleMedia Acquires 'Jersey Shore' Creator SallyAnn Salsano's 495 Productions
The reality producer, whose "Party Down South" just scored a renewal on CMT, sells a 75 percent stake in the company. read more
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E! Green-Lights The Royals Starring Elizabeth Hurley
It's finally happening: E!'s scripted series, The Royals, will grace its viewers with its presence in 2015. A one-hour drama by Mark Schwahn about the British royal family and starring Eliza...
Gersh to Represent Budd Schulberg’s Estate
Gersh has singed a deal with Betsy Schulberg, widow to Budd Schulberg, to represent the iconic author and screenwriter’s estate. Gersh and Betsy Schulberg will work together to shepherd the mult...
Zombie Mini-Series 'In The Flesh' Returns To BBC America This May
BBC America's zombie mini-series "In the Flesh," created by Dominic Mitchell, will return for a second season on May 10th. The show will delve back into the world of Kieren Walker (Luke Newberry), a P...
Bethenny Frankel on Canceled Talk Show: ‘I'm Not Really Great When I'm Shackled’ (Video)
If anyone expected Bethenny Frankel to be heartbroken over the cancellation of her talk show, she's not. In fact, she claims she feels relieved. “I felt edited and diluted, a little bit cont...
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Vodafone Cuts to GroupM, Dentsu Aegis Media Agencies
Vodafone is down to two finalists in its global media agency search: A WPP GroupM team, led by MEC, and a Dentsu Aegis network effort, fronted by Carat, sources said. Earlier this month, Omnicom&rs...
Israeli Spy Thriller ‘The Green Prince’ Acquired by Music Box Films
Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights (excluding TV) to Nadav Schirman's spy thriller “The Green Prince,” it was announced Wednesday by Submarine and Global Screen. Music Box Fi...
‘Cinderella’ Peek Offers Cate Blanchett as Evil Stepmother
Walt Disney Studios is betting that new generations will embrace a lavish, live-action version of its animated classic “Cinderella,” teasing theater owners with new footage from the upcomi...
’22 Jump Street’ Scribe to Pen DreamWorks’ ‘Heist’
Oren Uziel has been set to pen the DreamWorks thriller “Heist” with “Need For Speed” helmer Scott Waugh directing. Steve Zaillian and Waugh are producing with Zaillian’s ...
‘Midnight Rider’ Location Manager Lawyer Defends ‘Conduct’
More than a month after the fatal accident on the set of “Midnight Rider,” a key question for the homicide investigation is whether the production had been granted permission to film on th...
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Ad of the Day: Keira Knightley Does Her Best Bond Girl Imitation for Chanel
Since first signing on as the face of Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle fragrance in 2007, Keira Knightley has become firmly ensconced within Karl Lagerfeld's pantheon of waifish muses, a group tha...
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Judge Joe Brown Reveals 'Weird' Circumstances of Arrest
The TV judge complains to ABC News about the "loss of liberty" caused by his brief incarceration but says his time behind bars "reenergized" him.read more
Netflix Picks Up 3D Printing Doc 'Print The Legend'
Netflix's latest documentary acquisition is "Print The Legend," Luis Lopez and J. Clay Tweel's film about 3D printing that premiered at SXSW earlier this month, where it received the Special Jury...

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