Billboards, bus ads and a big paycheck for Laura Diaz failed to pay off so far for the former KABC anchor's new employer, KCBS Los Angeles, during the November sweep.
Markets & Festivals
Czech-born director Karel Reisz, a seminal figure in postwar cinema perhaps best known for helming "The French Lieutenant's Woman," died Monday in London. He was 76.
Efforts by the major studios to halt the spread of software that allows copying of DVDs suffered a major setback this week from the California Supreme Court.
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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%
Here comes the bride -- and big ratings, too. A wedding on "Will & Grace" has boosted NBC to another weekly primetime ratings victory in all key demos, while a proposal on "The Bachelor" has vaulted…
MGM exec John Hertenstein has been upped to senior VP, feature estimating, where he will continue to supervise all feature production estimating and accounting.
German music and entertainment group Viva Media has posted a nine-month net profit of €9.3 million ($9.2 million), putting it back in the black after a $19 million loss in the same period last year.
BMG has completed its Jive lessons. The major label group said Tuesday it has closed its acquisition of Zomba Music Group, home to teen-pop label Jive Records, paying more than $2.74 billion to…
Lasse Hallstrom has come onboard to direct the A-bomb thriller, "Bombshell," for Universal Pictures as a potential starring vehicle for Leonardo DiCaprio. "Bombshell" will compete with several pics…
Marvin Davis put Universal in play last week. Now, there's speculation that Vivendi itself could be a takeover target. Vodafone may be mulling a bid for the French conglom as the only sure way to get…
While chaos swirls around him, Steven Seagal continues to make movies. He's just closed a deal with Franchise Pictures and Warner Bros. to star in the Adam Greenman-scripted "The Rescue" and a remake…