No stars, no show. That's the quick take on the 53rd annual Emmy Awards should the Hollywood labor drama play out with a strike until mid-September, when Hollywood gathers to fete the small screen's…
In 1960, Harry Belafonte made history as the first African-American to win an Emmy for his performance in "Tonight With Belafonte." Coming at a period of segregation in the United States, Belafonte's…
This is the year the Emmy Awards get real. For the first time, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has created two Prime Time categories that will reward the growing reality genre.
The bombs explode brilliantly but the story is a bust in "Pearl Harbor." Except for the central 40-minute attack sequence, this $140 million Jerry Bruckheimer-Michael Bay World War II extravaganza…
Having shared the limelight with new artistic director Thierry Fremaux and new managing director Veronique Cayla throughout the just-concluded Cannes Intl. Film Festival, Gilles Jacob stood on the…
While Miramax Films has been seen as the prime wheeler-dealer on the Croisette, doing business with Roberto Benigni and Phillip Noyce, Sony Pictures Classics has been tossing around some coin of its…
The first Indian pavilion at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival conducted $250,000 of business this year, including a number of co-production deals with firms in the U.S., U.K., Germany and France.
Next year's British Academy Film Awards, known as the BAFTAs, will stay in their new timeslot, a month before the Oscars.
French mini-major MK2 has notched sales to 40 territories of Michael Haneke's "The Piano Teacher," which scooped the Jury prize as well as acting kudos for stars Isabelle Huppert and Benoit Magimel…
Comic Ellen DeGeneres -- whose new ATG-produced laffer just landed a slot on the CBS fall sked -- has been tapped to host the 53rd annual Emmy Awards. Kudocast is set to air Sunday, Sept. 16, on the…