Movie discount cards have caused controversy in several European countries, but the dispute in France has become more divisive in the wake of the recent partnership between the UGC and MK2 cinema…
Markets & Festivals
For Spain's TV channels, market fragmentation is a bittersweet story. In 2006, payboxes notched a record 8.9% aud share. But their ad revenue -- a paltry e44.5 million ($64.1 million) -- repped just…
Pay TV piracy cost the Asian biz $1.5 billion in the past 12 months, up from $1.13 billion in 2006, and there are few signs that figure will fall in the near future, according to a survey by the…
The sitcom may be on life-support in the U.S. but it's the hottest thing on TV in the Great White North.
A&E has dropped reruns of its highest-rated series, "Dog the Bounty Hunter," from its primetime schedule "for the foreseeable future."
Brazil's federal government has created pubcaster TV Brasil, modeled on the U.K.'s BBC, and named journalist Tereza Cruvinel as its president and filmmaker Orlando Senna as general director.
The inaugural Chungmuro Film Festival in Seoul, devoted almost entirely to classic films, wrapped Friday with strong support from local auds.
CBS and ABC are the early leaders in the November sweep following a rather uneventful start to the ratings period Thursday and Friday.
BSkyB's long-running spat with cable rival Virgin Media has hit the satcaster's bottom line. Net profits at Europe's leading paybox fell by 28% to £84 million ($168 million) for the quarter to the…
"Persepolis," an animated pic based on co-director Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel about her experiences growing up in Iran during the 1979 revolution, has been awarded the BFI…