"Dr. Plonk," the latest pic from "Ten Canoes" director Rolf de Heer, will preem as the closer at the Adelaide Film Festival.
The Motion Picture Assn. believes multimedia site Xunlei Networking Technologies, one of Google's partners in China, is distributing pirated movies. Org has urged the Netco to pressure its new…
BSkyB topper James Murdoch will chair the Royal Television Society's Cambridge Convention, the biannual talking shop that attracts global media leaders.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has promoted Eduardo Echeverria to exec VP of Latin America. Fox Intl. co-presidents Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus made the announcement Wednesday, and Hanneman noted Fox…
Riding a wave of critically acclaimed series, NBC Entertainment prexy Kevin Reilly spoke to reporters Wednesday with the manner of a network exec who'd rediscovered his groove.
Another mega-musical is starting its journey in Toronto, and this time it's from Ireland. "Ha'Penny Bridge" by Alastair McGuckian is expected to open at the Princess of Wales Theater in May 2008…
Fox Sports has shuffled the responsibilities of its top two execs, giving Bob Thompson the new title of president of Fox National Cable Sports Networks and Randy Freer the new post of prexy at the…
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma does what no classical music recording artist can do consistently: Sell records. "Appassionato" (Sony Classical) posted Ma's biggest sales week of his career, selling 9,400 copies in…
Aussie terrestrial web Network Ten has inked with Warner Bros. to preem the new series of "Supernatural" online, five days ahead of its bow on Ten.
Disney Theatricals will shake up the long-running Broadway landscape this year as the company ushers out "Beauty and the Beast" in July after its 13-year run to make way for its next toon-to-tuner…