Writer, producer and director Burt Topper, who made films such as "The Day the Lord Got Busted" for American International Pictures, died April 3 in Beverly Hills of pulmonary failure. He was 78.
An uptick in broadcasting revenue helped Corus Entertainment turn a loss into a C$19.5 million ($16.8 million) profit for the second quarter, ended Feb. 28.
As "American Idol" continues to under-perform versus last season's record-ratings level, the megahit and hot drama "House" carried Fox to another convincing victory in key demos on Tuesday night.
The music industry used the tail end of the spring-break period to unleash a slew of releases, but it did little to reduce the 17% drop in album sales in the first quarter vs. a year earlier.
NBC's critically hailed "30 Rock" will roll on to another season. Peacock has given an early greenlight to the Tina Fey-Alec Baldwin starrer from Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video.
Ben Whishaw, one of Britain's rising stars, is in final negotiations to star as the English poet John Keats in period pic "Bright Star" for Pathe.
"The Golden Compass," U2, the Coen brothers and Martin Scorsese have joined the festivities at the 60th Cannes Film Festival, while "Zodiac" could be the closing-night film. Scorsese will be the…
CNN is trying two new faces on "American Morning" to resuscitate the ayem show whose ratings have fallen. Co-anchors Soledad O'Brien and Miles O'Brien will be replaced by two recent hires from other…
The Paper Mill Playhouse has gone public with its financial woes. New Jersey regional announced in the Jersey press yesterday that it will be forced to shut its doors as soon as Friday if it doesn't…
Luis Minarro's Barcelona-based Eddie Saeta is teaming with 4L, the production label of Lisandro Alonso, to produce the Argentine auteur's next film, "Liverpool."
Channel 4, the U.K.'s hybrid pubcaster, is likely to go into the red in the near future.