Film critic Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival has "The Right Stuff" -- literally. For the fifth annual edition of the Champaign, Ill.-set feast of movies ripe for a fairer shake or a closer…
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TV tech pioneer TiVo marked an important milestone in its climb to profitability with its first cash-flow-positive quarter, cutting losses substantially while its subscriber base continued to boom.
Andy Bird, co-president of Turner Broadcasting System Intl., called for tighter regulation of the BBC's digital channels during a keynote speech to the Royal Television Society in London on Thursday.
U.K. commercial web Five announced Thursday that it has stolen the final series of "Dawson's Creek" from rival Channel 4 after 4 pulled out of the bidding war.
Provisions in South Africa's Broadcasting Act are inhibiting the growth of the industry, according to the country's National Assn. of Broadcasters.
Beleaguered pubcaster Czech Television is beginning a new search for a general director after failing to select a replacement for the discredited Jiri Balvin within the three-month deadline after his…
AFL-CIO president John Sweeney has ramped up his support for the proposed merger between SAG and AFTRA, winging to Hollywood to offer leaders strategic guidance on pushing through the deal.
Sweden's Modern Times Group celebrated victory Wednesday after winning a tightly fought licensing renewal battle for its Russian decimeter channel DTV, to the surprise of many local observers.
There's still some show in ShoWest. Universal film execs Thursday unspooled a 36-minute reel of trailers from upcoming studio pics for exhibs attending ShoWest, with Jim Carrey starrer "Bruce…
David E. Kelley is preparing to launch a broadside against reality TV -- and he's recruited Leslie Moonves, Sandy Grushow and possibly Jeff Zucker to help him do it.