Even as NBC finally comes to grips with losing its "Friends," the net is also readying to say farewell to another of its comedy anchors: "Frasier."
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AOL named veteran media execs Malcolm Bird and Tina Sharkey to key programming slots at the online service.
DreamWorks will once again play with publisher Activision, having signed a massive deal to create vidgames based on the studio's next three CG-animated pics and any sequels.
In her first screen effort since being convicted on shoplifting charges, Winona Ryder will join "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Ray Romano in the Artisan-distributed comedy "Eulogy."
Following a dismal year for the record biz -- and EMI Group in particular -- there are indicators on both sides of the Atlantic that the troubled U.K. music major could merge with one of its rivals…
Now that the Golden Globes are behind us, Oscar planners may well be asking themselves, "Do we really want the two major award shows to be virtually back to back?"
Paramount Network TV exec Dan Fauci has tossed his suit aside and signed a multiyear overall deal to become a producer at the studio.
Here's an unlikely Hollywood pitch: a $25 million biopic about a guy who died 2,000 years ago, shot in two languages that have been dead nearly as long, with no subtitles.
The stratospheric rise in production costs will make instant rerunning of TV shows on broadcast and cable a permanent part of the television landscape.
Universal Music Publishing Group has signed a deal to administer the songwriting catalog of prolific scribes Gloria and Emilio Estefan Jr. outside of North America.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%