A number of preemptions put a dent in syndie ratings for the week ended July 3. Over 30 hours of Wimbledon coverage, President Bush's June 28 speech on Iraq and a three-hour preemption for the…
Indie banner BB Entertainment Marketing has acquired North American rights to Lawrence Bender Prods. and Altavista Films' Luis Mandoki-helmed "Innocent Voices."
20th Century Fox's "Fantastic Four" could have used some superhero intervention of its own July 6, as bad weather delayed the pic's Liberty Island preem and halted the after-party altogether.
When Warner Bros. scheduled "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" for a July 15 release, perhaps it should have considered an unlikely factor -- the literary calendar.
Fox brass is surely hoping that the "Fantastic Four" preem on Liberty Island on Wednesday night was no harbinger of future success. First premiere held out by Lady Liberty went from bad to worse with…
Recalling his first "Hustle & Flow" impression, star Terrence Howard said he found it difficult to get past the words pimp, rapper and weed. "It seemed to propagate a stereotype," the actor said…
The grandeur that was "Rome" will be hard to miss. HBO has devised an ambitious saturation launch for the 12-episode drama skein, bowing Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. Giving viewers as many opportunities to tune…
Sundance Channel has acquired pay TV rights to six docs from Montreal-based docu-sales company Films Transit, including liberal favorite "The Corporation," to air on the channel in late 2005, or…
Indie distributor Roadside Attractions has picked up U.S. theatrical and television rights to comedian Sarah Silverman's feature concert film "Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic."
"Spider-Man 2" and "Dora the Explorer" were among the big winners at the annual Intl. Licensing Excellence Awards held Wednesday night at the Grand Hyatt in Gotham. Spidey nabbed three prizes from…
Sony Pictures Television has named Bryan Bowles senior VP of pay TV. Bowles will oversee the pay TV group, in particular working to develop strategies for the newly combined Sony and MGM film…
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