Searchlight brightens for some shining veeps: Fox Searchlight is hiring two guys with good indy-ish cred as senior production veeps: Jeremy Steckler, a former di Bonaventura exec, and Matthew Greenfield, a Searchlight producer responsible for Star Maps and The Good Girl.
Devil’s in the Demographics:
Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen narrowly beat out the other networks Monday in the 18-49 demographic. Does this mean the show is good? No. No, it does not. Does it mean it’s more watchable than dumb sitcom reruns on CBS and NBC’s Treasure Hunters? Maybe. Does Hell’s Kitchen’s win mean more 18- to 49-year-olds need TiVo and Netflix? Yes. Yes, it does.
Appetite for Destruction?: Swedish authorities arrested Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose early this morning after he allegedly bit a security guard on the leg outside his hotel, marking the first interesting new thing Rose has done in, like, 15 years.