Fox's "The Simpsons" scored five Writers Guild of America TV nominations on Monday, while NBC's "30 Rock" garnered four and AMC newcomer "Breaking Bad" took three.
The Producers Guild of America has selected "Milk" as the winner of its Stanley Kramer Award recognizing work that illuminates social issues.
The Screen Actors Guild, with its upcoming strike authorization vote in the spotlight, will take the town's temperature via a pair of meetings to update members, publicists and managers.
"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" roared overseas, dominating the weekend's international box office with $50.2 million at 5,129 playdates in 35 markets.
With SAG's strike authorization vote in the spotlight, guild leaders have scheduled a pair of meetings to update members, publicists and managers.
Despite the world's financial crisis, kids and their parents remain a reliable demographic at international multiplexes showing animated fare.
With evidence of the economy's collapse piling up almost daily, Hollywood is wondering how in the world SAG hopes to get what it wants.
Open Heart Open Mind Prods. has launched development of Chris Bohjalian's "Buffalo Solider" and tapped Russell Schaumberg to adapt.
Warner Bros. will re-release "The Dark Knight" on Jan. 23 in a nationwide launch, guaranteeing that it will become the fourth film to take in more than $1 billion in worldwide box office.
While Lionsgate's "Punisher: War Zone" shoots it out with several holdovers for the No. 1 spot in the traditionally slow post-Thanksgiving frame, most of the action will be in the specialty market.
The battle for the hearts and minds of SAG actors has kicked into high gear with both sides warning of apocalyptic consequences from the upcoming strike authorization vote.