The mighty witches of "Wicked" gave up their extended domination atop the Broadway grosses chart for a second straight week, relinquishing the No. 1 position again to holiday upstart "Dr. Seuss' How…
Warner Premiere, the studio's direct-to-DVD and digital platform division, is taking shape, announcing a core exec team that includes Irika Slavin as senior VP of marketing and Geoff Shaevitz as VP…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped John Wells to receive its Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television for his body of work. Nod will be presented at the Writers Guild Awards Feb. 11 at…
U.S. exhib Loews Cineplex Intl. Holdings has quit Spain's exhibition market, selling its 50% stake in local loop Yelmo Cineplex to its partner in the joint venture, Spanish exhibitor Ricardo Evole's…
ABC has slotted a special edition of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to follow its broadcast of the Academy Awards in February, part of the net's bid to expose its latenight host to a wider pool of viewers.
The European Commission is taking Hungary to court for failing to pass regulations opening up the broadcast industry to cable networks.
A two-day strike by Italo radio and TV journalists that started Monday went largely unnoticed by locals.
Production company Bandito Brothers has acquired the life story rights of murdered auto racing promoter Mickey Thompson. Producer Mike McCoy ("Dust to Glory") has tapped scribe David Baxter to write…
TBS is sticking with "My Boys." Turner net has greenlit production on an additional nine half-hours, extending the inaugural season to 22 episodes.
The Berlin Film Festival's Forum sidebar will showcase nine pics by the late Japanese filmmaker Kihachi Okamoto. A pioneer of new Japanese cinema, Okamoto, who died last year, won acclaim for his…
Thailand's royal helmer, Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol, has decided to make his upcoming pic "The Legend of King Naresuan" a trilogy.