Kiwis' love for the game of Rugby Union borders on religion, but a shift in TV rights has fans worried that they will be shut out of church.
Twentieth TV is betting U.S. viewers will desire telenovela titillation as much as global auds do. The company on Tuesday unveiled "Desire," a newly fashioned franchise of multiple English-language…
Germany's revenues from film ticket sales for 2005 will be down 15% to 20% on last year because of a dearth of Hollywood blockbusters, few strong local films and a weak domestic economy, according to…
While some of Tuesday's nominations brought applause, a few of them also caused head-scratching. Sure, "The Squid and the Whale," "Breakfast on Pluto" and "Pride & Prejudice" had some laughs and nice…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have approved Ilyanne Morden Kichaven as Hollywood executive director, filling the slot for the first time in four years.
Steve Case isn't just giving Richard Parsons fits -- he's giving Carl Icahn a boost. Several days after the former AOL prexy wrote an op-ed piece calling for the breakup of Time Warner, corporate…
A labor dispute between the Washington Ballet and the ballet dancers' union threatens to shut down "The Nutcracker" in Washington, D.C. At issue in the bargaining, which has so far lasted two months…
The domestic box office for 2005 now rests on a very broad pair of shoulders. In the last mega-launch of the year, "King Kong" hits 3,568 theaters domestically today and more than 6,000 in 56…
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Dan Glickman and China's chief movie policymaker Zhao Shi both talked of changes for the biz in the burgeoning territory at Tuesday's opening of the CineAsia…
"Lenny Bruce ... In His Own Words," a one-man show that garnered strong reviews in L.A., begins previews at Off Broadway's Zipper Theater Jan. 30.
SpotCo, one of Broadway's two major ad agencies, and online marketing strategy group Situation Marketing have formed a partnership to push legit productions online.