Demand for tickets for the U.K. leg of Bob Geldof's Live 8 free concerts proved colossal when they went up for grabs in a text message lottery Monday.
RAI journalists and sportscasters went on a one-day strike Saturday in a protest against management at the Italo pubcaster, whose designated prexy, Andrea Monorchio, was rejected by Parliament…
Just for Variety -- Good Morning After: Did you wonder, as I did, after watching Billy Crystal's gag opening as "host" of the Tonys, whether he's thinking about hosting the Oscars again? After the…
IFC Films has snapped up domestic rights to "Manderlay" -- Lars von Trier's controversial follow-up to "Dogville" -- and Danish helmer Susanne Bier's "After the Wedding."
The play is still not the thing for American TV audiences, as Sunday's Tony Awards telecast improved only slightly upon the previous year's record-low tune-in. Preliminary Nielsens show an average of…
Sony is the first Hollywood major to distribute a major Chinese TV production in Asia. Sony Pictures TV Intl. inked with China Central Television to license the latter's epic drama series "The…
NBC Universal has awarded a seventh season renewal to "Blind Date," the granddaddy of all of the weekday syndicated firstrun relationship shows.
German paybox Premiere is headed for the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 Euro index and Deutsche Boerse's MDAX stock exchange for midsized companies.
The Moscow Film Festival has unveiled partial competition and international jury lineups for its 27th edition (June 17-26). Russian scripter Valentin Chernykh ("Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears")…
Spanish distribution and sales company Sogepaq notched up major territory deals at Cannes on its latest third-party pickup, "20 Centimeters," a transvestite comedy-cum-musical from Ramon Salazar.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M