Universal Domestic Television has named Lisa Hackner as head of development, firming up its exec roster following last year's merger of the former Studios USA Domestic TV and Universal Worldwide TV.
Markets & Festivals
Australia's Roadshow Films topped the domestic box office in 2002, ahead of the five Hollywood studios, with 21% of the total $A845 million ($497 million).
Sony Pictures Television has picked up the syndicated game show revival "Pyramid" for a second season.
Riding a wave of crime-driven series (such as "CSI"), CBS picked up a quartet of investigation-centered drama pilots Friday.
Troubled Canuck TV company Cinar has expanded its lawsuit against former execs Ronald Weinberg and Hasanain Panju to approximately C$88 million ($57 million).
Several Wall Streeters applauded News Corp. and subsid Fox Entertainment on Friday, noting strong trends in key businesses fueled by advertising.
Broadcasting and cable buoyed earnings at the Washington Post Co. as the diversified media group sent mixed signals ahead of a raft of corporate financial reports to start this week. AOL Time Warner…
Ousted Vivendi Universal chairman Jean-Marie Messier has resigned from the board of the New York Stock Exchange, the third troubled exec to do so after Martha Stewart and Michael Carpenter -- the…
Sony/Revolution's "Darkness Falls," a horror pic about a town of the same name, scared up an estimated $12.5 million in opening grosses to top the weekend box office.
According to the most arresting films screened at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, the pressing concerns facing Americans lie not in the Middle East or in Washington, or with common criminals or…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%