Good news! Annual statistics from the Motion Picture Association of America revealed this week that box office and admissions were up in 2006. Bad news! MPAA members spent an average of $65.8 million…
ITV, Blight's biggest commercial terrestrial broadcaster, has poached Channel 4's U.S.-based acquisitions scout Rick Mitz. Mitz takes the title of senior VP, American programming, ITV channels.
Kellie Pickler got a nice sales boost after performing on "American Idol" last week. Her debut disc, "Small Town Girls" (BNA), rose 34 slots to No. 66 as her sales spiked 27% to 12,000 copies.
Media conglom Namco Bandai Holdings has arranged for capital tie-ups with Toei and Kadokawa Group Holdings, both major content owners and producers, with the aim of strengthening its own content…
U.K. web Channel 4 hopes to boost its green credentials and win ratings with a new reality skein emphasizing recycling in which 10 Brits attempt to live on a rubbish dump for three weeks.
The European Commission announced Wednesday it was endorsing the Spanish government's plan to bankroll job cuts at pubcaster RTVE as part of a scheme to overhaul Spain's public broadcasting system.
China continues to play the role of strict parent. With Chinese youngsters getting more and more into the Web, the government has banned new Internet cafes from opening this year.
Bravo brandmeister Jason Klarman has been upped to exec VP of marketing and digital at the NBC Universal cabler. Klarman helped lead a complete overhaul of Bravo's on-air look in 2005, launching the…
Reprising last summer's successful experiment of pairing a rock band, Belle & Sebastian, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Decemberists will be backed by the orchestra on July 7 at the Hollywood…
Spanish contemporary remains king in L.A. radio, as the first set of winter Arbitron trends have Univision's KLVE-FM still on top among listeners 12 and older.
Fox has named Dan Fawcett prexy of digital media for the Fox Entertainment Group, responsible for handling digital strategy.