In the first moves in the restructuring of Universal's foreign operations, recently appointed international prexy David Kosse fired four L.A.-based execs Monday, including senior veep Randy Greenberg.
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NBC lately has been promoting "Friends" as the best comedy in TV history -- a claim some, including "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer, might take issue with.
NBC is seeking a court order barring cable network E! Entertainment from airing a compilation of "Saturday Night Live" sketches called "101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments" without permission.
Focus Features has restructured its more closely aligned production and acquisitions divisions under recently installed production prexy John Lyons, with new dimensions for key execs Amy Kaufman and…
Networks have picked up the pace on pilot orders, with CBS and Fox each greenlighting a pair of dramas Monday.
UPN continues to recruit big names to work behind the cameras, inking deals with thesps Queen Latifah and Kate Hudson to exec produce a pair of laffers for the net.
The Independent Film Channel has acquired "Shattered Glass," "Girl With a Pearl Earring" and "The Cooler" as part of a 21-film licensing deal with Lions Gate Films.
Showtime has given Matthew Duda, executive VP of program acquisitions and planning, the additional job of distributing the network's shows in foreign and domestic distribution, covering both TV and…
New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" remains ruler of the foreign box office with $35.3 million in its fourth weekend in 51 territories, fending off a spirited challenge from…
Fox Searchlight Pictures will release the uncut version of Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers" in February with an NC-17 rating. That move, unprecedented for Searchlight, makes it the first…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media