Michael Davies' Diplomatic Prods. is close to sealing a deal with the WB to air the commercial-free, hourlong talk/variety hybrid "Live From Tomorrow."
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In a bid to better manage its on-air assets, 20th Century Fox TV is creating a current programming department and tapped Jeffrey Glaser to run it.
Vanessa Parise's "Kiss the Bride" will kick off the fifth Sarasota Film Festival, which unspools Jan. 24-Feb. 2.
Blockbuster shares soared Thursday following assurances at an investors conference from topper John Antioco that soft holiday rentals rep a one-off disappointment.
Viewers will see Oscar winners' tears of joy and losers' tight smiles in ever more excruciating detail this year, as the Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcast in high-definition TV for the first…
The Federal Trade Commission has launched a review of endorsement ad rules governing the way studios can use excerpted portions of film reviews to plug their pics.
Online movie-ticket seller Fandango has secured $15 million in funding from venture capitalists Technology Crossover Ventures. The money allows the company, owned in part by six of the biggest…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped film critic Roger Ebert for a special honor at its 17th annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Satcaster DirecTV Latin America has hired turnaround specialist AlixPartners to help with financial and operational restructuring in a bid to avoid a bankruptcy filing.
Warner Bros. has inked a $60 million package deal granting Teutonic rights trader Tele Munchen terrestrial TV rights to a range of movies, library titles and series.