Any Super Bowl ad is a gamble, but DreamWorks Animation is betting a lot of chips on a 90-second spot in 3-D for March toon "Monsters vs. Aliens."
If the Wall Street pundits are right and the layoffs, shutdowns and buyouts of 2008 were mere temblors compared to the Krakatoa-esque eruption awaiting us in 2009, what does that bode for the Ladies…
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No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
The broadcast nets are down by about 10% vs. last year at this point, four out of five returning skeins are down from last year, and only two of 16 new shows improved their timeslots, but NBC's…
Fred Thompson, whose career has ranged from showbiz to politics, including a presidential run this year, is signing on for a gig that promises to draw on his talents in both fields: talkradio.
In their annual meeting at Gotham's Equitable Center, Sirius XM shareholders approved a reverse stock split and a plan to issue as many as 3.5 billion additional shares.
Fox Business Network has filed suit in Gotham against the Treasury Dept., claiming the agency ignored two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding the recent Wall Street bailout.
AMC has pacted with Warner Horizon to produce the pilot for a third original dramatic series on the cabler's sked.
Filling the void left by last week's departure of longtime HBO exec Harold Akselrad, 27-year company vet Tom Woodbury has been upped to general counsel and exec VP at the premium cabler.
At least a year before its official bow, the Oprah Winfrey Network has nearly completed assembling an executive team with its announcement of Liz Dolan as chief marketing officer.