Video-on-demand services will be big differentiators for cable systems fighting competition from satellite providers, said the heads of five big cable programmers Wednesday.
Markets & Festivals
Bankers running EM.TV's auction of the Jim Henson Co. continue to refuse Haim Saban the opportunity for exclusive negotiations to buy the famed family entertainment outfit, instead inking separate…
The National Board of Review has planted the first flag in what's expected to be an intensely contentious awards season, choosing "The Hours" as the best film of 2002. Depicting three women in three…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Media shares were standouts Wednesday, for better and for worse: Walt Disney and AOL Time Warner weighed on the broader market, while Vivendi Universal shot higher.
There's a whirlwind of activity this week for "Y tu mama tambien" that's intended to position the critical and box office fave prominently before voters. Since the pic was released in March, it has…
The Rhythm & Blues Foundation will present Pioneer Awards to the Supremes, Del Vikings ("Come Go With Me") and Dixie Cups ("Iko Iko") plus Clarence "Frogman" Henry ("Ain't Got No Home"), Johnny Nash…
Garson Foos, former senior VP of marketing for Rhino Records, has been appointed president and general manager of Retropolis Entertainment.
A court settlement has been reached in a long-running suit alleging that AFTRA's health and retirement funds had short-changed a group of 1960s recording artists.
Shania Twain clung to the top spot in the album rankings for a second week running, beating off a formidable challenge from fellow country twanger Tim McGraw as the holiday-sales season continued to…
Fox has wired Will Smith to star in sci-fier "I, Robot." Shooting is to begin in April. Alex Proyas will direct the film, which will be produced by Laurence Mark and John Davis, with Wyck Godfrey and…