IFC and the Weinstein Company are joining forces again, this time to buy North American rights for Christina Ricci starrer "Penelope."
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The Fox News Channel has muscled into the top tier of cable carriage. But it hasn't scored quite as much money as it first sought. Channel will more than triple its monthly fee in a new carriage deal…
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Sal Petruzzi to senior VP of public relations for ad sales, marketing and sports. In effect, Petruzzi adds sports to his existing duties as VP of ad sales and…
MTV Networks has bought Quizilla, a user-generated Web site aimed at teenage girls. Steve Youngwood, exec VP of digital media for MTV's Kids & Family Group, said he'll tie in Quizilla.com with two…
CBS Corp. has reached an exclusive syndication deal with Yahoo! that will make local news video from 16 CBS stations available on the portal.
Diane Lane is toplining Screen Gems' "Untraceable," which Lakeshore Entertainment will produce. Gregory Hoblit is attached to direct.
Make the humiliation stop! Goldman Sachs downgraded Viacom on Monday to "neutral" from "buy" and yanked the company from its Americas Investment List, replacing it with News Corp. and slapping a buy…
The importance of cinema as a vehicle for cross-cultural understanding was driven home by most of the prize-winning titles at the 42nd Chicago Film Festival's rollicking awards ceremony on Sunday.