EXCLUSIVE: Jerry Lewis turns 90 today, and he’s got a gift coming. Blackbird’s Lawrence Inglee,and Lightstream’s Garrett Kelleher, the producers of Max RoseLewis’ first film in awhile, have set a deal with Paladin to release the film theatrically in the U.S. It will kick off with an April 10 premiere at the Museum of Modern Art as the final piece of a MOMA exhibition called Happy Birthday, Mr. Lewis: The Kid Turns 90. The retrospective, featuring highlights from Lewis…

WE tv has ordered eight hourlong episodes of My Life is a Telenovela docuseries, for premiere later this year. Set in Miami, and produced by Matador, the series will follow a group of beautiful and fierce Latina actresses and actors working in this hyper-competitive world. It begins with several characters vying for the same role in a real life telenovela being produced by Telemundo, resulting in drama and fireworks on both sides, says WE tv. The show features telenovela…

Philippe Dauman salivates over deep pockets and a possible play to fend off Sumner Redstone’s daughter as China and private equity powers line up for a studio stake or perhaps much more.read more

Public Morals alum Michael Rapaport, Girls‘ Becky Ann Baker and The Daily Show‘s Lewis Black are among the new cast members announced today by Woody Allen for his untitled TV series to premiere on Amazon later this year. Also set are Margaret Ladd (Falcon Crest), Joy Behar (The View), Rebecca Schull (Wings), David Harbour (Black Mass), and Christine Ebersole (Amadeus). They join previously announced Allen, Elaine May, Miley Cyrus, John Magaro, and Rachel Brosnahan. As per…

Fandango announced this morning that it’s launching its first-ever VOD service FandangoNOW on March 30. It’s a great date, just in time for the VOD releases of Oscar winners The Revenant and The Hateful Eight. FandangoNOW will offer a library of major studio releases and next-day TV shows for purchase or rental. “The launch of FandangoNOW is a huge milestone for the company, as we aim to deliver the best movie experience anytime andanywhere, across the total movie…

The Chinese conglomerate is trying to pump up the studio’s image by highlighting films like ‘King Kong,’ but will Chinese investors snap up stock in a public offering?read more

“I’ll be honest, no one even told me about it. I thought the last debate on CNN was going to be it.”read more

The network has picked up eight hourlong episodes of ‘My Life Is a Telenovela,’ which centers on a group of actresses who set out to land a role on Telemundo’s real-life telenovela ‘Eva La Trailera.’read more

In a move that further integrates the NBCUniversal cable news network and its NBC News unit, the network has tapped NBC News SVP Editorial Janelle Rodriguez to head up MSNBC’s daytime schedule. Rodriguez will report to MSNBC president Phil Griffin and NBC News prez Deborah Turness. The move follows MSNBC’s increased focus on breaking news and away from opinion programming, with the addition of special reports from Brian Williams, and the programs featuring Andrea…