Toppers of the world's leading film festivals will meet Dec. 1 for a landmark conference to discuss the future role of festivals. While the Berlin confab had been set up prior to the events of Sept…
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The first fruit of the 1960s "Czechoslovak Film Miracle" to register in the West, 1965's foreign film Oscar winner "The Shop on Main Street" now leads the charge to DVD of what came to be known as…
Digital video recording service TiVo has landed a deal with Sony that will put the service in millions of the latter's consumer products. TiVo stock closed up 21.76% Thursday to $5.54 on the news.
After months of wrangling, Kirch Media has sold U.K. rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer championships jointly to the BBC and ITV for a reported £160 million ($230 million).
Japanese animated fantasy "Spirited Away" will enter the record books this week by becoming the first foreign film in history to hit $200 million, excluding North America.
Strong Tuesday ratings led to good news Wednesday for a pair of rookie series, while NBC is on the cusp of ordering full seasons of all three of its new dramas.
Based on stellar opening-day returns, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment says "Star Wars: Episode I -The Phantom Menace" is on track to better the first-week DVD sales record set just last week by…
Hughes Electronics posted a deepened third-quarter loss of $227.2 million Wednesday, with the steeper-than-expected red ink traceable in part to higher programming costs at its DirecTV satcasting…
Wrestling fans who also own a DirecTV satellite receiver will have to scramble Sunday night to find the World Wrestling Federation's "No Mercy" pay-per-view event.