The Motion Picture Assn. of America named Greg Frazier, former chief of staff to MPAA chair Dan Glickman, as senior VP for international trade policy.
MTV has greenlit "Rob & Big Black," a buddy comedy revolving around real-life pro street skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his bodyguard, Christopher "Big Black" Boykin. Music net has ordered eight…
Jackie Hoffman, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller), Mary Testa, David Rakoff and the Wau Wau Sisters join hip downtown theater troupe the Civilians for "Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville," a…
Interviews with the late Wendy Wasserstein, Audra McDonald and Joan Allen are among segments preserved on the new DVD of "Women in Theater," the CUNY-TV series featuring prominent distaff legiters.
NBC Universal parent General Electric saw profits surge 14% to $4 billion last quarter -- no thanks to NBC. Chairman-CEO Jeffrey Immelt plugged the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a key event in the quest…
"Scary Movie 4" frightened away the competition while "The Wild" proved very docile. Dimension and Miramax's horror spoof sequel bowed to $41 million. While the opening was very strong -- biggest…
The U.S. has enjoyed enormous respect worldwide for its image as an open society: permeable and receptive to new ideas, new products, new peoples.
The outrage over Danish caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed had everybody thinking that jokes about Muslims were verboten. But now a sitcom called "Turkish for Beginners" has Germans laughing in…
South Korea prides itself on adopting new technologies fast. However, digital TV is an exception. Plans to switch to digital broadcasting in 2010 are in doubt due to regulatory, technological and…
London Eye: A bold venture to breathe new life into silent movies will make its bow April 21 at London's Barbican Theater, before embarking on a world tour that includes the New York's Lincoln…