Nominations for the 2006 performing arts Helpmann Awards announced here June 26 reflected a year dominated by small productions and the absence of new, commercial tuners -- with the exception of…
Icon Australia is ending its home entertainment distribution deal with WB to set up its own home entertainment division, run by Greg Hughes, with Greg Denning as topper of theatrical distribution.
As the upfront marketplace sputters toward the finish line, the broadcast webs appear to have lost close to $300 million from last year -- largely due to the merger of UPN and the WB.
MTV Films' David Gale will segue to MTV Networks' newly created post of exec veep, new media and specialty film content. Gale had previously served as exec veep of MTV Films.
Paramount will withdraw from the ailing South Korean DVD market Friday, signing over homevideo distribution rights to local major CJ Entertainment. Par is the second Hollywood studio this year to…
"An Inconvenient Truth" started off marching bigger than the penguins, but now it's looking more like "Bowling for Columbine." Paramount Vantage's global-warming doc bowed Memorial Day weekend to a…
Japan's Fuji TV has unveiled its lineup of theatrical releases for the second half of the year and announced a fund for one of the pics, period drama "Oh-Oku."
Australia's Ten Network has dropped its "Big Brother -- Adults Only" series after pols said the show, an add-on to "Big Brother 6" and also produced by Endemol Southern Star, was damaging the web's…
NBC Universal has completed the $600 million sale of four O&Os to Media General -- part of its effort to focus on markets where the network has a duopoly with Spanish-language sister net Telemundo.
Kiefer Sutherland has tapped former UPN drama chief Maggie Murphy to serve as prexy of his new 20th Century Fox TV-based production company. Appointment comes about two months after the "24" thesp…