New Line Cinema
has entered into a strategic nonexclusive two-year pact with Samsung Electronics
that involves product placement as well as promotions for the studio's theatrical and home video/DVD releases…FX
has upped Nicholas Grad
to senior-VP series development and renewed the contract of Matthew Cherniss
, VP-series development. The pair has been instrumental on the network's breakout hit "Nip/Tuck." They will focus on scripted series development…FX
also announced that Miller Brewing Co.
will sponsor the July 21 commercial-free premiere of new drama "Rescue Me." The deal includes both on- and off-air elements including brand integration and Miller branding on print, digital and TV promos.