I'm hoping to grow up at some point," filmmaker Chris Columbus says. "But maybe that'd be a mistake. The way the film business is today, young people are the only remaining guaranteed audience."
Not long after Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders joined the "Smallville" writing staff in the show's second season, they began noticing an unexpected participant in their weekly video meetings with…
NBC heads into the fall season looking to further distance itself from last year's Jay Leno primetime debacle.
Nurturing a quality but aud-challenged show from the brink of cancellation to the brink of Emmy victory is very much an art for TV programmers.
Look at the Emmy nominees for comedy series direction, and you'll find television veterans who have been involved in some of the medium's most acclaimed series -- "The Sopranos," "West Wing," "NYPD…
Best director nominations for drama and comedy.
Directors looking for a fast track to an Emmy nomination were reminded this year that partnering with HBO is always a good idea.
Kyle Chandler had been up late directing and acting in the penultimate episode of the upcoming fifth season of "Friday Night Lights" and had maybe knocked off about four hours of sleep when his wife…
Longform writers embrace opportunities to stretch out and let their characters 'go down blind alleys.'
The freshman comedies that hit commercially and critically this season shared one common trait: expectation avoidance.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%